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52. Eliza Jane GABBARD88 was born on 9 May 1839 in Clay County, Kentucky.24 She died on 8 January 1924 at the age of 84 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.89

1870 Census. Travellers Rest Precinct, Owsley Co, KY, Hh 212
George M. Baker, age 28, b. VA
Jane 30, b. KY
James A. 8. Sarah A. 3. Joanna 2., all b. KY
Edward Gabbard, age 73, b. VA
Sarah Gabbard, age 72, b. KY

Have not been able to find the family in 1880.

1900 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co, MO, Hh 120
George M. Baker, b. Aug 1842, age 57, married 38 years, farmer
Jane, wife, b. May 189, age 62, 8 children - 7 living
Harvie, son, b. Nov 1881, age 18, b. Arkansas

1910 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co MO, Hh 31
George M. Baker, age 69, married for 59 years
Jane, wife, 70. Had 8 children - 7 are living

1920 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co, MO, Hh 63
George M. Baker, age 78, b. VA, parents b. VA
Jane, wife, age 80, b. KY, parents b. KY
Henry C., son, age 44, divorced, b. KY, works in Timber


RosellaBrooks (\ Posted: 22 Aug 2001 9:29AM; Gabbard Message Board; Ancestry.com
(Elizabeth) Eliza Jane Gabbard was my grandmother several times removed. She was born May 5 or 9, 1839 in Jackson Co, Ky and died Jan 1924 and is buried near Flaming Creek Cem in Ark. Her parents were Edward and Sarah Gabbard. Know of the following children:
James A. 1/23/1861, Ky, 10/21/1939 , Madison Co. Ark, wife Sarah Emily Blevens.
Sarah A (Sally), 10/26/1864 Jackson Co, Ky. 3/17/1950 Madison Co. Ky. Husband, George C. Harrison.
Joanna, 5/16/1869, Green Hall, Ky. husband, Jacob Allen Burris.
William Matthew, 5/25/1871 Green Hall, Ky., 10/20/1950. wife, Nancy Davis.
Edward D. Thomas 9/27/1873 Green Hall, Ky., 4/1934. wife Ida Mae Creason
Henry Carter 8/18/1876 Franklin Co, Ky. 7/29/1965, Huntsville, Ark. wife Martha Jane Thomas
Note: two children seem to be unknown - the one who died young and a 7th child.

Eliza Jane GABBARD and George Matthew BAKER were married on 20 December 1860 in Jackson County, Kentucky.9 George Matthew BAKER, son of Thomas BAKER and Joanna ALFORD, was born on 25 August 1841 in Virgina. He died on 9 April 1921 at the age of 79 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.90

George was a gg grandson of John Renta Baker. Both George and Eliza Jane were my very distant cousins, but unrelated to each other.

Eliza Jane GABBARD and George Matthew BAKER had the following children:

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James Alfred BAKER was born on 23 January 1861 in Kentucky. He died on 21 October 1939 at the age of 78 in Madison County, Arkansas.91

Married Sarah Emily Blevens.
James is buried Rocky Comfort Cemetery, McDonald Co, MO, although he is said to have died in Madison Co AR. FindAGrave lists his birth year as 1862, instead of 1861.
Sarah was born 14 Dec 1862, died 27 Oct 1939, and is also buried at Rocky Comfort.

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Sarah A. BAKER was born on 26 October 1864 in Jackson County, Kentucky. She died on 17 March 1950 at the age of 85 in Madison County, Arkansas.

Sarah married George c. Harrison.

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iii.

Joanna BAKER was born on 16 May 1869 in Kentucky.

Joanna married Jacob Allen Burris.

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William Matthew BAKER was born on 25 May 1871 in Kentucky.

Married Nancy Davis.

1910 Census. Center Twp, McDonald Co MO, Hh 738
W. M. Baker, 38, b. KY, married 20 years
Nancy, wife, 38, b. KY, 9 children - 5 are living
Jane, dau, 18. George, son 15. Mima, dau 13. James, son 8. Theodore, son, age 5.

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Edward D. BAKER was born on 27 September 1873 in Kentucky. He died in April 1934 at the age of 60.

Married Ida Mae Creason.

1910 Census. Center Twp, McDonald Co, MO
Ewd. Baker, 35, married 15 years, b. U.S.
Iva, wife, 29, b. MO, 7 children, all are living
Bessie, dau 15. Ora, dau 13 - actually a son!. Emma, dau 10. Alvin, son 9. Elva, dau, 7. Wanda, dau 4. Flossie, dau, age 2.

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Henry Carter BAKER was born on 18 August 1876 in Franklin County, Kentucky. He died on 29 July 1965 at the age of 88 in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama.

Wife was Martha Jane Thomas.