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Lizzie Fudge Mitchell Baker, born 1873, married to Francis (Frank) Baker in 1887. They moved from Tazewell County, VA, to WV in 1898. At the time this picture was taken, she was about 30 years old. She worked as a substitute teacher. Her husband, Frank, was the son of James William Baker, Civil War Veteran, and Fannie Ellis Baker.

Her husband Frank is listed in the 1880 TAZEWELL CO VA CENSUS: # 296 88th Dist
BAKER, JAMES W. age 46 Teacher b. VA (all b. VA)
Fanny E. age 45 wife k-house
Dudly D. age 18 son/farms
Emily E. age 16 daughter
Rosa age 14 daughter
Frank age 12 son
Mildred age 9 daughter
Margaret age 7 daughter
Alfred age 4 son)

I remember visiting my grandmother Lizzie with my father, Joseph Robert Baker, in Richwood when I was a small child. She and my Aunt Garnett lived together on Main Street. As of 2006, Lizzie's daughter Garnett Baker O'Dell still lives in Richwood.


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