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                Elisha Baker (1840-1891)


Elisha Baker was born in 1840 and died in 1891.  Elisha Baker was a Civil War veteran.  He is buried at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetary in the Chesterfield Community of Caldwell County, NC along highway #18 between Morganton, NC and Lenoir, NC.  He married Melissa Elizabeth Morris on Christmas day Dec 25, 1866.  They lived in the Perkin's Park section of Burke/Caldwell County--near Mortimer and Brown Mountain.  Melissa Elizabeth Morris was born in Burke County (now Caldwell) near Smokey Creek Jun 18, 1839 and died May 28, 1916.  She is buried in the North Catawba Church Cemetary located in the North Catawba Community of Southwestern Caldwell County, NC near the Catawba River.

Father> Joesph Baker Jr.


Christina Elizabeth Baker 
Hilda                   (married Sam Smith)
William S.             (married Elizabeth McCall)
Joseph Edgar       (married Sorelda McCall)
Lela                    (married Harrison Sylvester Benfield, brother of her sister Christina's husband, Williiam Joesph Benfield)

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