James Baker Grave

From the Cemetery Records compiled by the Lost River Chapter DAR

Stampers Creek Township Sec. 2-T. 1N.-R.1.E. Abandoned

This lone grave is a short distance northeast of the Old Methodist graveyard, in the southeast corner of the northwest quarter of the section. The head stone is broken and leans against a large oak tree. James Baker died soon after coming from Kentucky with his family. Mary Davis Baker, his wife, was a daughter of Thomas Davis, a Revolutionary Soldier. She is buried in the Old Town Cemetery at Paoli. The late Arthur I. Dillard of Paoli, a descendant of James and Mary Baker, copied the inscription, which is viz:

The following is a transcript of data recorded by the Lost River Chapter of the DAR in the 1940's and remain their property.  This page may be freely copied for your personal use but may not be reproduced in any public media without permission

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James BAKER born Aug. 12, 1779 died Aug. 12, 1816