Southern Roots

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Rianza and Dickson Baker Tombstone

Rianza and Dickson Baker Tombstone

Rianza and Dickson Baker Tombstone

Richard Dixon Baker was born 25 May 1844 in Maury County, Tennessee. He was the son of Robert and Mary (Humphrey) Baker. He married Rienzy Sanders (b. 1861), the daughter of Greenberry and Martha J. (Grimes) Sanders, on 30 Jan 1877 in Maury County, Tennessee. They were the parents of seven children: Nelly Green (1878 – 1959), Maude J. (b. 1880), Eva Baker (b. 1882), Matty Thomas (1884 – 1961), John William (1887 – 1976), Curtis C. (1889 – 1939), and Mary Emma (b. 1892). Rienza died in 1910 and Richard died 12 Aug 1931 in Maury County, Tennessee.


May 29, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,


  1. This tombstone is my great grandparents. Is this picture taken at Goshen Cemetary?


    Comment by patti | May 23, 2010 | Reply

  2. Richard D. Baker is my 3rd great grand uncle. The tombstone is in the Santa Fe Cemetery, not the Goshen Church Cemetery. There are many members of the Baker family buried in both cemeteries.

    Comment by vycurry | May 27, 2010 | Reply

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