Texas Family Group Sheet for the William Mills Baker Family #2


Husband: William Mills BAKER
Birthdate: June 08, 1831
Birthplace: Sandersville, Washington Co., Georgia
Death date: January 31, 1884
Place of death: Lee Co., Texas
Father: Thomas Harrison Baker
Mother: Ann Marie Mills

Marriage date: October 27, 1877
Marriage place: Lee Co, Texas

Wife: Martha Lee TENNILLE
Birthdate: abt 1830
Birthplace: Washington Co., Georgia
Death date: 1924
Place of death: unknown
Father: Robert Tennille
Mother: Clarissa Harlo Shehee

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Martha Ann BAKER
Sex:
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Birthplace: Texas
Death date: unknown
Place of death:
Marriage date: November 26, 1900
Marriage place: Lee Co., Texas
Spouse's name: Charles Ruthven Southwell
 
 
Documentation:
* Information from census records, birth certificate of daughter Martha.
* Marriage records for William & Martha and their daughter Martha are on file in Lee Co.
* Daughter Martha's birth record is on file in Lee Co.
* I believe William's first wife, Alafair, and his second wife Martha to be sisters.
* On the 1850 Washington Co., Georgia census Alafair and Martha are both listed in the household of Robert Tennille as daughters.
* Martha was first married to a Jesse Massey.
* In the 1870 Sandersville, Washington Co., Georgia census, Martha L. Massey is listed with the Jessee Pound family as sister-in-law and is widowed.
* The wife of Jessee Pound is listed as Mary E. who would be Martha's older sister.
* Jessee Pound's occupation in 1870 is listed as Sheriff.
* On the 1880 Lee Co. census Martha is already married to William. After the death of William she remarried to Joshua Harper Kennerly on April 13, 1886 in Lee Co. They are on the 1900 Lee Co. census and her daughter by William is living with them.
* Martha is also buried in the Gidding City Cemetery.
 

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