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Baker Family of VA/WV


Generation 1-------------------------------------

1. WILLIAM WASHINGTON BAKER was born January 14, 1815, and died June 24, 1890 in Paint Bank, Craig Co VA. He married (1) JANE M FAUDREE March 02, 1838 in Giles Co VA, daughter of MAJOR FAUDREE and MARTHA ATTKISSON. He married (2) SARAH ANN WORSHAM March 21, 1852 in Sweet Springs, Monroe Co WV, daughter of DANIEL WORSHAM and EMMALINE ANDERSON.

Notes: 1. Minister who married William and Jane Faudree was John H Rutter. 2. Monroe Co WV marriage records lists William W Baker marring Sarah Ann Worsham 1852 Book W9 Page P4.

Children of William Baker and Jane Faudree are:

i. VIRGINIA CATHERINE BAKER, b abt 1839, Monroe Co VA: m JEFFERSON GRIFFITH, January 14, 1862 Craig Co VA. Notes: Virginia C Baker married Jefferson Griffith (widow) at the residence of William Baker and Jane near Potts Creek by G W Carpenter. (?????William married to Sarah by then)

ii. CHARLES E BAKER, b abt 1840

iii. MARY MARTHA BAKER, b July 1842 m. DANIEL CHAPMAN WORSHAM, November 22, 1865, Craig Co VA by G W Bruffy.

iv. HESTER ANN BAKER, b abt 1843 Monroe Co VA/WV; d April 23, 1927 Monroe Co WV; married WILLIAM M HELLEMS, January 29, 1874, Craig Co VA by Jas. F Bean.

v. NANCY ELLEN BAKER, b September 15, 1845 Monroe Co VA/WV; m CHARLEY A WICKLINE, November 26, 1867, Craig Co VA, by Benj. F Hussey.

vi. ZEBULON M BAKER, b abt June 1850, Monroe Co VA/WV m MALINDA HELLEMS, January 13, 1870 Craig Co VA by John B Davis

Notes: 1920 Craig Co VA census: 78/79 BAKER, Zeb M 70 Malinda 70

2.vii. WINFIELD SCOTT BAKER, b abt 1845 (see generation 2)

Children of William Baker and Sarah Worsham are:

3. viii. LAVELET H BAKER, b abt 1852 (see generation 2)


x. NICKERTON J BAKER, b abt 1854, Monroe Co VA/WV; m JOSEPH B BAKER, February 03, 1875, Craig Co VA by Chas. M Neff.

xi. SUSAN M BAKER, b April 20, 1856

xii. HENDERSON F BAKER, b March 18, 1858 Monroe Co VA/WV

xiii. FERDINAND N BAKER, b abt 1860; d September 13, 1903, Monroe Co WV m DORA R HARTSOOK, February 23, 1887.

4. xiv. WILLIAM LEE BAKER, b February 22, 1862, Craig Co VA; d February 21, 1933, WV (see generation 2)

xv. CHARLES S BAKER, b November 24, 1864

xvi. SPOTWOOD H BAKER, b 1865 Craig Co VA

xvii. EMMA JANE BAKER, b November 03, 1867, Craig Co VA

xviii. JOSEPHINE FRANCES BAKER, b July 7, 1869, Craig Co VA; m BALLARD W SMITH November 25, 1886, Craig Co VA by William Linton.

xix. ELIZA F BAKER, b 1872 Craig Co VA m CHARLTON THOMAS HAMBRICK, November 10, 1909 Craig Co VA by H A Murrill.

5. xx. HENRY W BAKER, b 1874 Craig Co VA(see generation 2)

Generation 2-------------------------------------

2.vii. WINFIELD SCOTT BAKER, b abt 1845 married ALTHIA MALINDA SMITH December 28, 1870 in Craig Co VA, daughter of ADAM SMITH and BARBARA MILLS. Note: married by A J Elmore.

Children of Winfield Baker and Althia Smith are:

i. A MALINDA BAKER, B September 01, 1872 Craig Co VA

ii. ADAM BAKER, b 1875

iii. LILY A BAKER, b 1878

iv. UNKNOWN BAKER, b June 01, 1880

v. CHARLES BAKER, b 1893

3.viii. LAVELET H BAKER was born abt 1852. She married SAMUEL HELLEMS January 05, 1872 in Craig Co VA, son of STRAWDER HELLEMS and ELIZABETH. Note: married by A J Elmore.

Children of Lavelet Baker and Samuel Hellems are:

i. UNKNOWN HELLEMS, b April 05, 1880 Craig Co VA

ii. EVA HELLEMS, b August 19, 1888 Craig Co VA.

4.xiv. WILLIAM LEE BAKER was born February 22, 1862 in Craig Co VA and died February 21, 1933 in WV. He married AGNES ELLEN MCPHERSON September 06, 1882 in Craig Co VA, daughter of ALEXANDER MCPHERSON and MARY CAMPER.

Note: married at the bride's father's residence by William Huffman

CRAIG CO VA obituary: William Baker; aged citizen of Peterstown, WV d 2-21-1933; formally of Sinking Creek. Survivors, widow Agnes Mcpherson, her brother John L Mcpherson of Lower Sinking Creek; several children.

Children of William Baker and Agnes Mcpherson are:


ii. ALBERT BAKER, b April 18, 1883 Craig Co VA.

iii. GYRTHA ANN BAKER, b February 16, 1885 Craig Co VA; d February 14, 1964 Ballard WV, m WILLIAM W MARTIN.

iv. IDA J BAKER, b July 01, 1887 Craig Co VA

v. CLINTON A BAKER, b June 12, 1888 Craig Co VA; m WILLIE MAUD ROSS June 06, 1912 Craig Co VA

Note: married at the New Bethel Church by P M Snodgrass.

vi. FLOSSIE JANE BAKER, b August 21, 1894 Ballard WV, d August 09, 1906 Ballard WV.

6.vii. LAMAR SPENCER BAKER, b August 31, 1896 Monroe Co WV; d April 09, 1978 Roanoke VA (see generation 3)

5.xx. HENRY W BAKER was born 1874 in Craig Co VA. He married EDNA G RAYHILL abt 1901 in VA, daughter of ANNIE E

Note: 1920 CRAIG CO VA census: 114/115 BAKER, Henry W 45 Edna G 38 Ohmer O 18 son/married William Berline 12 son Annie Katherine 8 dau Lizzie M 21 dau-in-law

Children of Henry Baker and Edna Rayhill are:

i. OHMER ELMER BAKER, b abt 1902 m LIZZIE MANN abt 1920

ii. WILLIAM BERLIN BAKER, b abt 1908

iii. ANNIE KATHERINE BAKER, b abt 1912

Generation 3------------------------------------

5.vii. LAMAR SPENCER BAKER was born August 31, 1896 in Monroe Co WV and died April 09, 1978 in Roanoke VA. He married HATTIE LOUISE MILLER August 05, 1920 in Monroe Co WV, daughter of JAMES MILLER and LAURA CANTERBURY.

Children of Lamar Baker and Hattie Miller are:

i. ERNEST BENNETT BAKER, b November 28, 1921; d Jul 1996 m LARUA MAE STEPHENS

ii. ELLA MAE BAKER (living) married DAVID P WILLIAMS

iii. BETTY LOUISE BAKER (living)


V. FRANKLIN DELANO BAKER, b March 08, 1934; d November 05, 1991 Roanoke VA m NANCY ANN STCLAIR.



74/76 William Baker 30 laborer, Jane 30, Virginia C 12, Charles E 10, Mary M 8, Hesturino 7, Nancy E 5, Winfield S 4, Zebulon M 1.

1860 MONROE CO VA census:

William Baker 43, Sarah A 30, Virginia 21, Charles 20, Mary M 18, Hester 17, Nancy 3 14, Winfield 13, Zebulon M 10, Lavelet H 9, Nicahah J 7, Susan 5, Henderson 3, Ferdinand 6/12.

1870 CRAIG CO VA census:

William Baker 56 farmer born WV, Sarah A 39 born VA, Charlotte 17, Nickertion I 15, Susan M 14, Henderson F 12, Ferdinand N 10, William L 8, Spotwood H 5, Edward 2, Josephine 10/12, Zebulon P 21, Malinda 22.

1880 CRAIG CO VA census:

William W Baker 64, Sarah A 49, Susan M 23, Ferdinand 20, William L 18, Charles S 15, Emma J 12, Josephine F 10, Eliza F 8, Henry W 6, Archy W 2.

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