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flag   William W  BAKER

  (b. 20 September 1878Sutton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 27 April 1942Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA )  
Cause of Death: coronary problem
Summary: William W BAKER was born 20 September 1878 in Sutton, Massachusetts, USA. William W BAKER was the child of John BAKER and Jane DAVIS

He married  Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE 10 June 1899 in West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE  was born 5 June 1878 in Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, Québec, Canada .  She died 10 February 1927 in , Rhode Island, USA .  She was the daughter of Olivier LAFERRIERE and Agnes GENEREUX.

He married  (2) Clara AMYOT aft.1928 .  Clara AMYOT  was born 17 September 1882 in , Massachusetts, USA .  She died March 1981? in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) . 

William W BAKER died 27 April 1942 in Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA .

Occupation: school janitor

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William W BAKER married immigrant - Canada to US   Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE-- Date: 10 June 1899 Place: West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
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Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE was the daughter of Olivier LAFERRIERE and Agnes GENEREUX

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Natick, Rhode Island

Groom: William Baker, son of John Baker & Jane David (Davis).
Res: Pontiac, RI
Bride: Rosanna Laferriere, daughter of Olivier Laferriere & Agnes Genereux.
Born: Canada.
Married: 10 Jun 1899

Repertoire, Marriages of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Natick, Rhode Island


flag  Joseph Alfred BAKER (LAMBERT) (b.20 August 1905, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA   d. , )
m. Margaret TURKOWSKY 

William W BAKER married flag  Clara AMYOT-- Date: aft.1928 Place: 


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Baker grave at St. Mary's Cemetery, West Warwick, ... Read MORE...
20 September 1878
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

Parents John and Jane (Davis) Baker (both from Ireland). John is listed as a...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.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

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.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European...Read MORE...

USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...

1896 - Came to Rhode Island around 1896 according to 1905 RI Census

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

1896 - February 23 - SHOT BY EMPLOYER. Sensational Affair at Office of Sutton Woolen Mills. ALBERT BAKER THE VICTIM.
Revolver Used by Charles T. Aldrich, Jr., the Mill Manager.

Interviews With All Parties to the...

The greater portion of Tuesday's session was taken up with the continued case of Charles T....Read MORE...

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.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

1899 Marriage / Partner
William W BAKER and Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE 10 June 1899, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
1900 Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
William is age 21 living in Warwick, RI with his wife Rosana (Morie) age 21, born in Canada....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...

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...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...

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...

June...

1905 RI Census - Hills Grove, Warwick
William Baker
1 Mill St
age 25
b. 1879 Sept 20 in MA
9 years in RI
5 people in...

1905 Birth of Child
Joseph Alfred BAKER (LAMBERT) was born 20 August 1905, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)
World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

1907 Warwick Directory - Page 13
Baker William, watchman Elizabeth Mill, h. r. f. n. 14 South Cottage, Hills Grove

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

William is age 32 living as an operator in a cotton mill, wife Roseanne, age 32 lives with him...Read MORE...

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...

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

Baker William mill emp h r ft of Cottage H G
Baker Harry twister tender h 28 Cottage H G
Warwick Directory 1914, Warwick, RI

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...

1915 RI State Census
Name William Baker
Residence Warwick, E.D. 028, Kent, Rhode Island
Age in years 35
Estimated...

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...

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

William Baker registered in Apponaug, RI. His address was 29 Norwood Ave., Norwood, Kent, RI. His...Read MORE...

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War

Washington, April 6 - ...

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...

Baker William, laborer, h r ft of Cottage, H G
Baker Harry, laborer, h Ash, N
1920 Warwick City Directory, Warwick, RI

William lives in Warwick, RI at age 41 with wife, Rosie, age 41, son Joseph age 15, William's...Read MORE...

USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...

1925 Rhode Island State Census
Name: William Baker
Residence: Smithfield, E.D. 336, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 46
Estimated...

1927 Death of Spouse/Partner
Rose-Anna LAFERRIERE died 10 February 1927, , Rhode Island, USA
Dunham's Warwick Directory - 1928 - Page 193
Baker William (Rose) rem to Providence

World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...

USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...

1935 Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island
name: William Baker
event: Census
event date: 1935
event place: Providence, Rhode Island, United ...

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.

By Robert...

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

by...

Rhode Island City Directories > North Providence, Johnston, Smithfield > 1937 -
Page 62
Baker William (Clara) h Esmond E

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

Rhode Island City Directories > North Providence, Johnston, Smithfield > 1939 -
Baker William (Clara) jan h Esmond E

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 30, 1939

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

1940 Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island
name: William Baker
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event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Smithfield...

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint...Read MORE...

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind. - December 11, 1941

Name: William Baker
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 27 Apr 1942
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William is buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery
70 Church St
West Warwick, Rhode Island
West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

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