Joseph Robert Baker and Gertie Lewallen (Morris)

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Joseph Robert Baker (January 23, 1892 - October 2, 1982) with wife Gertie Lewallen Morris Baker. Behind them is Gertie's mother, Ida Bell Miller Lewallen (aka Morris).

Robert had lost his first wife, Nannie Whitt, to pneumonia on her thirtieth birthday, and had four children to look after. Of these, Goldie was only two years old, and was taken by the Whitt family to raise. Gertie assumed the care of the other three.

Childred of Joseph Robert Baker and Nannie Whitt:

Sadie St. Clair Baker( May 29, 1916 - December 11, 1969)
Ellis Adrian Baker (November 17, 1917 - April 18, 2000)
Gladys Edna Baker (May 30, 1920, living)
Goldie Virginia Baker Gabbert (b. January 19, 1923, living)

Children of Gertrude Ethel Lewallen Morris (May 11, 1909 - July 16, 2002) and Joseph Robert Baker (January 23, 1892 — October 2, 1982) are:

Shirley Alafair Baker Hale Culp b. July 10, 1928, living
George Herbert Baker b. Nobember 20, 1930, living
Vivian Hazel Baker Crawford b. April 15, 1933, living
Alfred Dale Baker b. December 3, 1935, living
Walter Lee Baker b. August 12, 1938, living
Mildred “Millie” Lucille Baker DuPre b. January 8, 1942 - d. November 26, 2002
Betty Josephine Baker Baker b. August 22, 1944, living
Arnold Robert Baker b. April 10, 1947, living
Dreama Gail Baker Polk b. June 29, 1948, living
Patricia Ann Baker Meddings b. December 29, 1950, living

Fourteen children make a good Baker's Dozen, wouldn't you agree?!


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