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Cornelius Aug Baker (1850 - 1895)

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Cornelius Aug Baker
1850 - 1895
Born
1850
Death
1895
South Melbourne, Australia
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South Melbourne Australia
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Cornelius Aug Baker of South Melbourne Australia was born in 1850 to Thomas Baker and Mary Jane (Wensor) Baker. He had siblings Elizabeth Tweed Mcginnis Baker, Maria Baker, Joseph John Baker, William Baker, Arthur James Baker, Albert Earnest Baker, Edward Baker, Gaynor Elizabeth Baker, Frank Baker, John Baker, Patrick Baker, William Baker, Mary Ann Baker, Charles Baker, and Joseph John Baker. Cornelius Baker died at age 45 years old in 1895 in South Melbourne.
Updated: September 2, 2013
Biography ID: 141598351

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Cornelius Baker passed away at age 45 years old in 1895 in South Melbourne. Cornelius Aug Baker of South Melbourne Australia was born in 1850 to Thomas Baker and Mary Jane (Wensor) Baker. Cornelius Baker had siblings Elizabeth Tweed Mcginnis Baker, Maria Baker, Joseph John Baker, William Baker, Arthur James Baker, Albert Earnest Baker, Edward Baker, Gaynor Elizabeth Baker, Frank Baker, John Baker, Patrick Baker, William Baker, Mary Ann Baker, Charles Baker, and Joseph John Baker.

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Cornelius Aug Baker lived 26 years shorter than the average Baker family member when he died at the age of 45.
The average age of a Baker family member is 71.
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In 1850, in the year that Cornelius Aug Baker was born, on June 1st, the 1850 census was conducted. The population of the US was counted as 23,191,876 - which included 3,204,313 slaves. It was the first census in the US to count every person of a household - including women, children, and slaves - and to ask the place of birth of household members.

In 1864, Cornelius was only 14 years old when on August 13th, the first fish and chips shop opened in London England. By the 1930's, there were over 35,000 shops throughout the United Kingdom.

In 1870, when he was 20 years old, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

In 1881, at the age of 31 years old, Cornelius was alive when on October 26th, the "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" happened in Tombstone, Arizona. The gunfight lasted only 30 seconds - the Earps and Doc Holliday on one side and the "Cowboys" on the other side. The McLaury brothers and Billy Clanton of the Cowboys were killed. Two of the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday were wounded.

In 1895, in the year of Cornelius Aug Baker's passing, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

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