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  (b. 27 July 1886 Sutton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 20 September 1958 West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )  
Summary: Harry BAKER was born 27 July 1886 in Sutton, Massachusetts, USA. Harry BAKER was the child of John BAKER and Jane DAVIS

He married  Leah Anna MCDERMOTT 25 October 1909 in West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Leah Anna MCDERMOTT  was born 4 August 1888 in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac).  She died 2 September 1972 in West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.  She was the daughter of John MCDERMOTT and Addie J BUDLONG.

Harry BAKER died 20 September 1958 in West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.
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Harry BAKER married flag   Leah Anna MCDERMOTT-- Date: 25 October 1909 Place: West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
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Leah Anna MCDERMOTT was the daughter of John MCDERMOTT and Addie J BUDLONG


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

Groom: Harry Baker, son of John Baker & Jane David (Davis).
Res: Hillsgrove, RI
Bride: Leah Mary McDermott, daughter of John McDermott & Addie Budlong. Res: Hillsgrove,
RI Married: 25 Oct 1909

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

Children:

flag   John Albert BAKER (b.9 January 1912, , Rhode Island, USA  d. January 1981, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )
m. Lillian Elsie HOLMANDER 

flag   Alice BAKER (b.14 March 1924, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA   d. 27 April 1992, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA )
m. David E MATHEWS 


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Birth
27 July 1886
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

1886
Parents John and Jane (Davis) Baker. John is a Laborer. Both are from Ireland
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

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

www.wikipedia.org - 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

www.worldatlas.com/ 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


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...


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.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
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.

www.wikipedia.org - 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...Read MORE...


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


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

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

1907 Warwick Directory - Page 13
Baker Harry, twister tender, b. r. f. n. 14 South Cottage, Hills Grove

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

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1909 Marriage / Partner
Harry BAKER and Leah Anna MCDERMOTT 25 October 1909, West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
1910
living in Warwick, RI at age 23, boarder, parents b. in Ireland, operator at a cotton mill, living...Read MORE...


1912 Birth of Child
John Albert BAKER was born 9 January 1912, , Rhode Island, USA
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.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

1914
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.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


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 Rhode Island State Census
Name: Harry Baker
Residence: Warwick, E.D. 028, Kent, Rhode Island
Age in years: 27
Estimated...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

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

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

1917
Harry Baker registered in Apponaug, RI. His address was 48 Ash, Norwood, RI. He has a wife and...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...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - ...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...



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

www.wikipedia.org - 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...


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

1920
living in Warwick, RI (48 Ash St.) at age 33, wife Leah M, 28, son John A, 8 - Harry works for a...Read MORE...



1924 Birth of Child
Alice BAKER was born 14 March 1924, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)
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...Read MORE...


1925 Rhode Island State Census
Name: Harry Baker
Residence: Warwick, E.D. 027, Kent, Rhode Island
Age: 38
Estimated birth date: ...Read MORE...


Dunham's Warwick Directory - 1928 - Page 193
Baker, Harry (Leah) lab h 29 Cottage H G

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...



1930 Warwick, Kent County, RI
Harry Baker, age 43, b. abt 1887, age at first marriage 23, b. MA, parents b. Irish Free State,...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.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
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...Read MORE...




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...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - 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 Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
name: Harry Baker
event: Census
event date: 1935
event place: Kent, Rhode Island, United...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert...Read MORE...


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...Read MORE...


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...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

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 Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
name: Harry Baker
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event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Ward 7, Warwick...Read MORE...


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.

www.wikipedia.org - 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.

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941

1942
Harry Baker, b. 27 Jul 1886, Sutton, Mass. is currently living at 145 Cottage St., Hillsgrove,...Read MORE...



USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.


Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

By...Read MORE...


World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France,...Read MORE...




World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
WORLD IS AT PEACE
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day...Read MORE...


World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...


World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon


World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...Read MORE...


USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

www.wikipedia.org - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...


1952 Warwick City Directory - Page 131
Baker Harry (Leah M) foremn h 145 Cottage H G

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...


World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...Read MORE...


Death
20 September 1958
West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA


Harry is buried at: St. Mary's Cemetery
70 Church St
West Warwick, Rhode Island
West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA



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