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  (b. 11 April 1900 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 20 February 1983 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Mary Flora BAKER was born 11 April 1900 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA . Mary Flora BAKER was the child of Reuben BAKER   and   Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John BAKER and Jane DAVIS (maternal)  Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS and Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN

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Mary Flora  married  Frank Earnest COLBY 16 August 1927 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  Frank Earnest COLBY  was born 2 December 1876 in Hallowell, Maine, USA.  Frank Earnest died 16 August 1969 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale).  Frank Earnest was the child of Warren Henry COLBY and Addie B SMITH.

Mary Flora BAKER died 20 February 1983 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .
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Mary Flora BAKER married Grave has been locatedflag photo of Frank Earnest COLBY  Frank Earnest COLBY-- Date: 16 August 1927 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Frank Earnest COLBY was the child of Warren Henry COLBY and Addie B SMITH

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1900 Birth
Error listed as Edward (older brother) instead of Flora, parents are Reubin and Clarinda - Reubin born in Manchaug, Clarinda born in Fiskdale
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910
1900 Birth
Name: Mary Flora Baker
Gender: Female
Baptism/ Christening Date:
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Birth Date: 11 Apr 1900
Birthplace: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: Reuben Baker
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Marie Clerilda Renard
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01160-8
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 69
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

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1900 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Reuben, age 25, working at Print Works. It lists his father as having been born in Canada and his mother, born in Massachusetts. (This is probably inaccurate). His wife is Clarinda. She is 23 years old, born Aug. 1876 in Massachusetts. Her parents were born in Canada. They have 2 children, Edward, born in 1896 and Flora, born in 1900. Both children were born in Massachusetts.

1900 U.S. Census
1910 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Reuben (misspelled Ruben) at age 34. He is listed as having been born in Rhode Island. His parents are also listed as having been born in Rhode Island (probably Ireland). His wife, Clara, is 34 years old. She is listed as born in Massachusetts. Her parents were born in Canada. The children are: Edgar (most likely Edward), 14, Flora, 10, William, 7. The children were all born in Massachusetts. They are living on Sayles St. in Southbridge, Massachusetts.

1910 U.S. Census
1920 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Reuben, age 44. He is listed as having been born in Massachusetts. His parents are listed as having been born in England. His wife, Clarinda, is 44. She was born in Massachusetts. Her parents were born in Canada. The children are: Flora, 19, William, 17, and Leo, 8. They were all born in Massachusetts. Reuben is listed as an operator in an optical company (probably American Optical). They live on Sayles St. in Southbridge, Massachusetts.
1920 U.S. Census
1927 Marriage / Partner
Mary Flora BAKER and Frank Earnest COLBY 16 August 1927, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
Colby Frank E (Flora), emp Am Op Co, h 14 Oak Ridge Ave
1928 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge and Sturbridge
Clarinda Baker living on Bates Hill in Fiskdale Village, Sturbridge, MA. She is 52 years old, widowed, born in MA. She is listed as mother-in-law. Living with her are: head of household, Frank E. Colby, age 52, b. Maine, age at first marriage 49, machinist in optical company; Flora, wife, age 30, b. MA, age at first marriage 27.
1930 U.S. Census
1940 Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Name: Flora Colby
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Home in 1940: Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Street: Bates Hill
Inferred Residence in 1935: Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 5B
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Colby 63
Flora Colby 40
Clarinda Baker 63
1940 U.S. Census
1950 - Fiskdale, Massachusetts
Name: Flora Colby
[Flora Baker]
Age: 50
Birth Date: abt 1900
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Residence Date: 1950
Home in 1950: Fiskdale, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Household Members Age Relationship
Francis E Colby
73 Head
Flora Colby 50 Wife
Clarinda M Baker
72 Mother-in-law
1950 U.S. Census
Mary Flora BAKER - August 16, 1960 l to r: Marie Baker Renaud (83), Frank Colby (83), Flora Baker Colby (60)
August 16, 1960
l to r: Marie Baker Renaud (83), Frank Colby (83), Flora Baker Colby (60)
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Colby Frank E (Flora) retd h Bates Hill (F)
Polk's Southbridge (Worcester County, Mass.) City Directory 1965
1969 Death of Spouse/Partner
Frank Earnest COLBY died 16 August 1969, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale)
1983 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Flora Colby
event: Death
event date: 20 Feb 1983
event place: Southbridge, Massachusetts
death certificate number: 019273
birth date: 12 Apr 1900
birthplace: Massachusetts
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Mary is buried at: North Cemetery

Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale)

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 5/19/2022 12:00:43 PM
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