Submitted by; Jacki Nicodemus hypocobleu@earthlink net

CHRISTIAN & ANNA MARTHA BAKER, came to Atchison Co. Walnut Township in the 1860 Census from Census 1850 Pennsylvania, Lancaster Co., Mt Joy.

2 of the children of Christian and Ann were born in Germany; ELIZABETH 1838; HENRY 1841.

LOUISE 1845; JOSEPH 1847; JOHN 1849; ADAM 1851; CHRISTIAN 1853; SUSANNA 1855, all born Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.

1 child ROSA born in Atchison Co.,Ks.

ANNA MARTHA BAKER died Aug 01 1880, Atchison Co., GRANDSON, WILLIAM died Apr 01 1879, age 9 years and 14 days. William son of JOSEPH & HARRIET BAKER.

They are buried in PINE HILL CEMETERY last name spelled BEKER.

Believe JOSEPH & HARRIET L. BAKER were married in Atchison Co..In census 1880, they are living LITTLE BLUE, WASHINGTON CO., KS.

WHITTIER: Submitted by Jim Whittier

WHITTIER, Laforest Riley

Born November 22, 1850, Newport, New Hampshire

Died January 8, 1929, in Effingham, Kansas. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham.

He married:

VAN DOREN, Caroline Deborah

Born July 22, 1851, Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois

Died January 13, 1919. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham.

One of their children was:

WHITTIER, Charles Phylitus

Born October 11, 1881

Died February 27, 1967, Dalhart, Texas

In 1904, he married:

HALL, Edith Mae (first wife), in Effingham, Kansas, in 1904

She, in turn, was the daughter of:

HALL, M. J. (died ca. 1894, in or near Effingham), and

HALL, Elvina (nee Riddle)

One of the children of Charles Phylitus and Edith Mae Hall Whittier was my father, Charles W. Whittier, born September 18, 1911,

Spokane, Washington; died May 25, 1999, Spokane, Washington

It would be appropriate to post some other names as well, specifically, the other children of Laforest Riley Whittier and

Caroline Deborah Van Doren Whittier (siblings of my grandfather, Charles Phylitus Whittier), as well as the names of their children

and spouses, if any. They are as follows:

Albert Lorenzo Whittier

Born August 28, 1871


Died March 22, 1944, in Effingham, Kansas

Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham

Mary Elizabeth Whittier

Born September 6, 1872

Married to Samuel Lockwood, Horton, Kansas

Children: Levi, William, Ardell, Isaac, Caroline, Jane, Sada, and Charles Lockwood (probably

not in order of birth)

Died April 29, 1954

Emma May Whittier

Born June 15, 1974

Died November 6, 1881

Flora Bell Whittier

Born February 24, 1876

Married in 1894 to James Iles, Everest, Kansas

Children: Barney, Edgar, Carrie, Ethel, Mildred, Marie, and Harlen

Died February 5, 1931

Ida R. Dell Whittier

Born May 30, 1877

Married in 1900 to James Edward Wilson (listed in one genealogical summary as "Edward


Children: Richard and Edna Martha Wilson

Died August 15, 1965, Dalhart, Texas

(As indicated in part in previous e-mail):

Charles Phylitus Whittier

Born October 11, 1881

First marriage in 1904, in Effingham, Kansas, to Edith Mae Hall (born 1879, died December 6,

1935; buried in Dalhart, Texas, Cemetery

Children: Isle (daughter; died as a child), Laforest, Charles, and Glen Whittier

Second marriage, on December 7, 1941, to Ola Frank (died 1978, Arlington, Texas)

Died Februry 27, 1967

Buried in Dalhart, Texas, Cemetery

Susie Emmaretta Whittier

Born July 4, 1883

Married in 1901 to William Steward, Muscotah, Kansas

Children: Beulah, Claude, and Wilma Steward

Died April 1, 1976

William J. Whittier

Born July 13, 1885

Married Alta (maiden name unknown); no children

Died December 19, 1970, Baldwin Park, California

Sarah Ellen Whittier

Born June 23, 1889

Married James Crawley (1883-1937 [source of dates unknown]), Effingham, Kansas

Children: James and Marion Crawley

Died September 24, 1971, Atchison, Kansas

Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham

Ethel Carrie Whittier

Born February 8, 1891, Everest, Kansas

Married John Garfield Niblo (1881-1959[source of dates unknown]), October 18, 1911, in Effingham, Kansas

Daughter: Eunice Evelyn Niblo

Died June 16, 1979, Johnston, Pennsylvania

Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham

The connection of my father, Charles Wilton Whittier, with Effingham is that Charles Phylitus Whittier (my grandfather) and his family

returned to the Effingham area after living in Spokane, Washington, and before moving on to live in the Dalhart, Texas, area. While in

the Effingham area, they lived with my great-grandparents, Laforest R. and Caroline D. Van Doren Whittier.

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