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flag    Reuben  BAKER

  (b. 14 April 1874Sutton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 13 January 1921Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 46
Cause of Death: pneumonia
Summary: Reuben BAKER was born 14 April 1874 in Sutton, Massachusetts, USA. Reuben BAKER was the child of John BAKER and Jane DAVIS

He married  Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD 11 August 1895 in Millbury, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD  was born 13 August 1876 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 24 January 1971 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS and Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN.

Reuben BAKER died 13 January 1921 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.

The 1850 U.S. Census shows a John Baker, age 28, living in Southbridge, Massachusetts and a Davis Baker, age 25, also living in Southbridge, Massachusetts. Any relation?

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Reuben BAKER married flag   Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD-- Date: 11 August 1895 Place: Millbury, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD was the daughter of Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS and Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN

Vol: 453 ; Page: 468

Married in Millbury by J.A. Charland, Catholic Priest

Groom's Name: Reuben Baker
Groom's Birth Date: 1875
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 20
Bride's Name: Clarinda Reno
Bride's Birth Date: 1876
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 19
Marriage Date: 11 Aug 1895
Marriage Place: Millbury, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name: John
Groom's Mother's Name: Jane Davis
Bride's Father's Name: Edward
Bride's Mother's Name: Amelia Martin
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02732-5
Syst Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1651245
Reference Number: vol 453 pg520 #13
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910


flag  Edward E BAKER (b.3 July 1896, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 1 March 1967, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Edith Louise BOYLE 1917

flag   Mary Flora BAKER (b.11 April 1900, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 20 February 1983, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Frank Earnest COLBY 16 August 1927

flag  William A BAKER (b.6 February 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 22 February 1985, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Beatrice Evelyn LEBOEUF 4 September 1923

flag   Leo George BAKER (b.24 December 1911, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 28 July 1993, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Evelyn Pearl FEIGE 10 January 1932

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14 April 1874
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

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SUTTON, WORCESTER, MA -- 1874 - 1895

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
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USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

1880 Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts
John BAKER, Self, M, Male, W, 50, IRE, Farm Hand, IRE, IRE
Janie BAKER, Wife, M, Female, W, 36,...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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1895 Marriage / Partner
Reuben BAKER and Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD 11 August 1895, Millbury, Massachusetts, USA
Reuben Baker marries Clarinda Reno on Aug 11, 1895 in Millbury (or Sutton), MA. Reuben is 20,...Read MORE...

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World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1896 Birth of Child
Edward E BAKER was born 3 July 1896, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

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USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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Reuben, age 25, working at Print Works. It lists his father as having been born in Canada and his...Read MORE...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...

1900 Birth of Child
Mary Flora BAKER was born 11 April 1900, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

1903 Birth of Child
William A BAKER was born 6 February 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
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USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

Reuben (misspelled Ruben) at age 34. He is listed as having been born in Rhode Island. His parents ...Read MORE...

1911 Birth of Child
Leo George BAKER was born 24 December 1911, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
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USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act. - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
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USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
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World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool. - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

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USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
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USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
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USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
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World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

Reuben (Albina) emp H W Co. h 23 Sayles
1919 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
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USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
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1920 Sayles St. Southbridge, Massachusetts.
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FROM Southbridge Herald, Southbridge, MA, Thursday, Jan. 20, 1921

SOUTHBRIDGE - Reuben Baker, aged 46 years, died Thursday night at his home, 23 Sayles Street, after three days' illness from pneumonia. He was born in Manchaug and had lived in Southbridge 25 years, and at the time of his last sickness was an employee of the Litchfield Shuttle Co.

He is survived by his wife, Clorinda (Renaud) Baker, and three sons, Edward, William and Leo, and one daughter, Flora; also five brothers, Charles, William, Harry, George and Nurdan, all of Providence, and one sister, Mrs. George Plante of Esmond, R.I.

The funeral was Saturday morning from the home, a high mass of requiem being celebrated at 8.45 o'clock at St. Marys church, by Rev. Dennis Mullins. A delegation from Southbridge Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose, attended. Burial was in the family lot in St. Marys cemetery, in charge of Daniel T. Morrill, undertaker, the bearers being four brothers.

Reuben is buried at: Old Notre Dame/ St. Mary's/ Sacred Heart Cemetery
220 Charlton Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

His gravestone states his year of birth as 1876.

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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