Baker Cemetery on Cortland

 

 On May 28, 1995, several descendants of those buried at THE BAKER CEMETERY erected this marker as a memorial to them. It reads:


BAKER CEMETERY OF CORTLAND
“A CEMETERY IS A LIVING HISTORY OF A PEOPLE, AND A SANCTUARY OF PEACE AND QUIET. DEVOTION, PRIDE,
AND REMEMBRANCE ARE RECORDED ON THESE MONUMENTS HERE. IN THIS PLACE WE SEE TRIBUTES TO THE
LIVES-NOT DEATHS-OF OUR LOVED ONES.


THIS CEMETERY HOLDS OUR MEMORIALS THAT ARE A SOURCE OF COMFORT TO US-THE LIVING.
THIS PLACE EXISTS BECAUSE EVERY LIFE IS WORTH LOVING AND REM EMBERING---ALWAYS.”


Erected in Loving Memory by:


Mary Rose Baker Sanford and Family
Larry and Jackie Burton and Family
Harley T. Bowling and Family


The information contained in this material is as accurate as it was possible to obtain. To the best of my knowledge and experience,
and as a result of many years of research, it is presented as certified genealogical data.
It is intended to be used as a research tool and be updated if and when more data is revealed.

 

_________________________
JACKIE T.(WALKER) BURTON
THE BAKER CEMETERY OF CORTLAND,
OWSLEY COUNTY, KENTUCKY


No.../......NAME....../... BIRTH.../...DEATH.../...INSCRIPTION ON MARKER


 1. Margaret Turner... b. Dec. 5,1877; d. Jan. 3,1967

“AT REST WITH JESUS” She was born ‘Marg’ Baker. Daughter of Robert “Black Bob” and Mary Gabbard-Baker. Wife of Charlie Turner.


2. Charlie Turner...b. July 16, 1880; d. Nov. 22, 1964

“IN LOVING MEMORY” Son of Elliot Turner and Sarah Helton. Husband of Margaret ‘Marg’ Baker.


3. Price Turner...b. Mar. 30, 1903; d. Jan. 23, 1933

“GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN” Son of Charlie and Margaret Baker-Turner. Price was killed by his uncle, Calloway Baker.


4. Minnie Turner...b. April 10, 1907; d. OSSW

Daughter of Margaret Baker-Turner & Andy Baker. Wife of Letcher Turner, #5.


5. Letcher Turner...b. July 28, 1899; d. Dec. 25, 1982 

 “BEYOND THE SUNSET’
Husband of Minnie Turner, #4.


6. Green Baker...b. July 14,1892; d. April 12,1951

KY.CO.L., 9th Infantry, II Div., WWI
Son of Robert and Emma line Baker.


7. Dan Baker....b. 1896; d. 1978

 Son of Robert and Emmaline Baker.


8. Jannie Lee Barrett...b. Apr. 1,1952; d. Dec. 12, 1952

 Daughter of Earl Barrett. Grand-daughter of Dora and Levi Barrett.


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9. Wood Baker...b. Nov. 4, 1897; d. Apr. 27, 1980

"AT REST' Son of Daniel Boone and Hannah Fields- Baker, #10 and #11.



10. Daniel Boone Baker...b. Feb. 5, 1870; d. Sept. 19, 1954

"AT REST' He was known as "Boone" Baker. Boone was husband of Hannah Fields. (#11)
s/o Robert "Black Bob" Baker & Mary Gabbard.



11. Hannah Baker...b. Oct. 5,1874; d. Jan. 10, 1966

"AT REST' Hannah Fields was the wife of Boone Baker. (#10)


12. Albert Mcintosh...b. Aug. 20, 1896; d. Nov. 8,1938

OH1O-CPL 147th INF.
He was a school teacher. Killed by the Gabbard's in an election `shoot-out'. He killed Sydney Gabbard before he died.
Husband of Myrtle Baker-McIntosh, #13.



13. Myrtle B. Mcintosh b. Dec. 3, 1907; d. Sept. 26, 1945

"FAREWELL UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN"
Wife of Albert Mcintosh, #12. Daughter of Daniel Boone and Hannah Fields-Baker, #10 and #11.
She was Post-Mistress for sometime but tragically killed herself.



14. Kelly Mosely b. Sept. 25, 1918; d. Nov. 8,1938

"SAFE WITH JESUS"
Son of Jim and Eliza Sandlin-Mosely, #15.


15. Eliza Mosely b. Mar. 2,1875; d. April 13, 1951

First wife of Jason Baker; Second wife of Lewis Sizemore and Third wife of Jim Mosely.



16. NanceAnn Baker...b. 1908; d.
17. Mary Jane Baker...b. 1900; d. 1977

"ASLEEP IN JESUS" Daughter of Jason Baker and Eliza Sand in, she is the mother of Mary Rose Baker Sanford. She is the wife of Will Baker (#18).


18. Will Baker b.Aug. 16, 1886/1887; d. Feb. 16, 1988

A twin son of Elijah Baker and first wife Rebecca Riley. He is the father of Mary Rose Baker Sanford, and the husband of Mary Jane Baker.(#17)



Begin third row:

19. Han! Hen! Henny Baker

Old fieldstone; No dates. Han Baker was the son of a MILLER. He went by his mother's maiden name of BAKER.
His mother was the one called "Gyp" /Gip Baker. Her sister was Lid/Lyd Baker. Both are d/o Andy Pandy Baker & Mary Abner.
Hen Baker was The 1st husb. of Sarah "Sal" Sandlin. They had 1 dau., named Lucy Baker. After which, lsaac"Red Ike" Bowling
took Sal away From Hen Baker. Ike Bowling & Sal had a large family before he died of T.B.

20. R.B. Barrett...b. Jan. 26, 1938; d. Apr. 2,1938
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There is one grave marked here, stone not readable.

21. Ervin Johnson Old fieldstone, no dates

There are several stones here, not readable.

22. B.B. Means b.Apr. 17,1883; d. Aug. 19,1943
"WE HOPE TO MEET AGAIN" "LOVE" at the base of stone.

23. Dan Riley...b. Jan. 21, 1920; d. Feb. 1,1920

24. Flora Riley...b. June 7,1931; d. June 8,1931

Several unmarked baby graves here.

25. Frank Baker...b. Sept. 7,1931; d. June 5, 1939

26. Wilson Baker...b. Jan.25, 1907; d. Mar. 9, 1936

Son of Lee and Lucy Gabbard-Baker, #29 and #30. Wilson died of tuberculosis, TB.
Husband of Ola Combs, #27.



27. Ola Combs...b. May 10,1917; d. May 17, 1958
Wife of Wilson Baker, #26.

28. Riley J. Baker...b. June 7,1910; d. July 4, 1916
s/o Lee & Lucy Baker- Baker.

29. Lee Baker...b. Feb 8,1877; d. Jan. 14, 1942
Son of George "Gootie" and Susan Baker-Baker. Husband of Lucy Gabbard, #30.
Lee and Lucy's children were: Sid, Hannah, Martha, Dora, Ance and Wilson.

30. Lucy Baker...b. Jan. 26,1877; d. Mar. 7, 1961
Daughter of Elisha and Elizabeth Baker-Gabbard; Grand-daughter of Robert "Red Bob" and Margaret Baker-Baker.
Wife of Lee Baker, #29.

There are two unmarked stones here.

31. Add Baker b. Oct 7,1872/1877; d. Dec. 25,1905
Son of Margaret Baker and Robert "Red Bob" Baker. His real name was Adoniram or Adam.

32. Margaret Baker b. Feb. 15,1844; d. Mar. 19, 1899
"A LINK THAT BINDS US TO HEAVEN" She is daughter of Adoniram Baker and his second wife Nancy Sandlin.
She is wife of Robert Baker. (#33) They are the great grandparents of Lawrence (Larry) William Burton.

33. Robert Baker b. 1839; d. After 1910 Census
CO.I, 14th KY. CALVARY There is a Masonic emblem on his footstone. Husband of Margaret Baker, (#32), and married
second wife Frankie lgo, a widow. He was known as "Red Bob" Baker, the infamous moonshiner, written about in Thomas D.
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Clark's "History of Kentucky". It appears there are two baby graves at his foot.



One unmarked stone here.

34. Jack Baker...b. Nov. 12/1 3, 1865/1 867; d. May 8, 1939

"THY TRIALS ARE ENDED" His real name was Jackson Baker. Son of Robert & Margaret Baker-Baker, #32 and #33.



35. Roy Baker...b. June 13, 1930; d. June 15, 1930

"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"



36. Kash Terry...b. Jan 12, 1932; d. Feb. 7,1934

"GONE HOME"



37. Ance (Ange) Baker...b. Aug 13, 1902; d. Nov./Dec. 6/16, 1939

Son of Lee and Lucy Gabbard-Baker, #29 and #30.



38. A.- Baker ___...b.Oct.___ ; d. Dec. 6,1851

39. Granville P. Baker b. Nov. 25, 1861; d. Nov. 27, 1941

"FATHER" Husband of Elizabeth Baker. (#40)



40. Elizabeth Baker...b. Jan. 1, 1864; d. Nov. 4/24, 1913

"MOTHER" Wife of Granville Baker. (#39)

"REUNITED IN PEACE"



41. Linda Mcintosh...b.1905; d.1947

Several other graves that are unreadable or no stones at all.

42. Elihu Riley...b. Jan. 23, 1922; d. Feb. 14,1922

43. John M. Couch...b. Mar. 1900; d. Nov.11, 1936

Several unmarked stones and graves here.

43. Isabell Couch...b. Jan. 23, 1869; d. Aug. 19, 1945
She married Hugh(ey) Sandlin after his first wife Jinsy CaIdweIl died. lsabell and Hugh had 3 daughters
Attie, Ett, and Rose Sandlin. See family photo.

Several unmarked stones here.

45. Attie Neace...b. Sept. 12, 1899; d. Jan. 30, 1976
"IN LOVING MEMORY'
Daughter of Hugh and Isabel! Couch-Sandlin, #43. She married a BURNS first and a NEACE second.

46. James A. Mann...b. Dec. 2,1912; d. Mar. 1,1926

Son of Newton and Mary Mann.



47. Howard...Old Fieldstone. No dates.
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Unreadable stone. New Row.

48. Bessie Smith... b. Dec. 27, 1907; d. Dec. 27, 1907

49. Fred Gabbard... b. Aug. 2/19, 1937; d.Aug. 19/21,1937

50. Charles Gabbard...b.Apr. 11, 1932; d. Oct. 30, 1932

51. Alma Gabbard...b. Nov., 1929; d. 1930
52. Lydia Gabbard...b. June 12, 1900; d. Feb. 13, 1975 OSSW

Wife of Grover Gabbard, #53; She was Lydia Ingram.



53. Grover Gabbard...b. Oct. 29, 1893; d. Nov. 15, 1967

"IN LOVING MEMORY" "Mom" and "Dad" on footstones. Husband of Lydia Ingram, #52.


54. Mike L. Gabbard...b. Feb. 2,1852; d. May 6. 1940

Husband of first wife Perlina Baker. (#55) He married second wife, Jane Baker, after Perlina died.



55. Perlina Gabbard...b. Jan. 9, 1852 d. 1917

Wife of Mike L. Gabbard. (#54) She is daughter of Andy "Pandy" and Mary "Polly" Abner-Baker.


56. Walter Gabbard... b. Aug. 18, 1895; d. July 22, 1960

57. Beverly Gabbard...b. Jan. 4,1894; d. May 26, 1905

One unmarked grave.

58. Margaret Baker...b. Dec. All dates eroded

59. Elihue Sandlin b. Feb. 14,1897; d. Mar. 25, 1928

A lamb carved on stone, "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"



60. Wilson Riley b. July 30,1903; d. Nov. 3,1926

"HE WAS BELOVED BY GOD AND MAN"



61. Willie Riley b. Sept. 19,1920; d. July 19,1938

"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"


62. Juley Terry... b. Mar. 22, 1888; d. Dec. 30, 1890

63. Gilbert Harris b. June 6,1883; d. (About 1913)

"AGED 30 YR" Old Fieldstone.



Old fieldstone here.

64. Elijah Baker...b. Dec. 4, 1885; d. Jan. 2, 1918

"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"

He was the father of: John, Jerry, Alex, Ned, Susan and Hargis Baker.


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65. Abner Baker...b. May 31,1906; d. Sept. 20,1924

Abner has the same type of stone as #66, Marinda Baker. These two stones were side by side also.



66. Marinda Baker...b. 1864; d. Dec. 6,1917

She was the second wife of Julius S. Baker, #67.



67. Julius S. Baker...b. Nov. 13, 1851; d. Jan. 22, 1912

When the cemetery was recorded in 1983, it gave a birthdate of Nov. 13,1834. However, this birthdate of 1851 is recorded
in the Journal of Robert "Julius Bob" Baker.


68. Havis Gabbard...b. 1920; d. 1974

Son of Grover and Lydia Ingram -Gabbard.



69. Sam Gabbard...b. Mar. 21, 1925; d. June 1,1962

KYGM3 USNRWW1I



70. Walter Gabbard...b. Nov. 22, 1928; d. July 1,1945
Next row:


71. Clay Baker...b. Sept. 11, 1903; d. Aug. 26, 1980

"AT REST"



72. Emeline Baker...b. Dec. 6, 1871; d. Feb. 6, 1958

"WONDERFUL MOTH ER" Daughter of "Black Bob" Baker and Mary Gabbard. Wife of #73, Robert R. Baker.



73. Robert R. Baker...b. Jan. 12, 1864; d. Nov. 7, 1956

"HE DIED AS HE LIVEDA CHRISTIAN" Husband of Emeline Baker, #72. Also called Robert "Old Bob" Baker.



74. Reva Baker...b. July 20,1924; d. Oct. 3,1929

75. Carl Baker...b. Feb. 24,1917; d. July 12,1919

Stones #74, and #75 are the same type stones. There are about seven unmarked stones, all same type here. Looks like a family plot.
Several more stones are after these also unmarked.

76. Grace Baker...b. Feb. 14/24,1910; d. Mar. 17, 1964

"MOTHER, LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED, YE BELIEVE IN GOD, BELIEVE ALSO IN ME."
Grace was wife of `Little' Jerry Baker.



77. Harlan Baker...b. May 4, 1925; d. June 14,1944
KYPRI. 116th INF,29th DIV,WWII
He died in Service. S/0 John "Hungry John" Baker & Linda Mosely.
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78. Bisha (Bicey) Mcintosh

dates are illegible


Middle section of cemetery:

79. John Baker...b. Mar. 10, 1878; d. Nov. 8,1943

Known as "Hungry John" Baker. He was husband of Linda Mosely, #80.



80. Linda Baker...b. Apr. 1, 1881; d. Oct. 22, 1963

"AGED 82 YRS., 06 MO., AND 21 DAYS."
Linda Mosely was her maiden name. She was wife of John Baker, #79. OH.: Letcher, Alex, Merlie, Ollie, & Harlan Baker.



81. Jerry Baker...b. Mar. 15/25,1877; d. Nov. 26, 1955
"AT REST' "Father~' was on foot stone.

82. Jack or Zach Mcintosh...b. Oct. 10, 1916; d. Nov. 23, 1973

83. James A. Baker...b. May 28, 1838/1 839; d. 1918/192
He was still living on the 1920 Census in household of his daughter Lucinda Watkins. James is the son of John H. Baker and Lucinda Amis.
James was known as "Big Jim Mucker" Baker. He was the husband of Charlotte "Lottie" Bowling, #84, whom was buried next to him.
The death date of 1918 was on stone when cemetery was recorded in 1983.

84. Charlotte Baker...
Known as Charlotte "Lottie" Bowling. Wife of "Big Jim Mucker", #83. No dates on stone.

85. Ella Sandlin...b. July 16,1873; d. Mar. 24,1947
"ASLEEP IN JESUS"

Ella was wife of John Sandlin, #86.



86. John Sandlin...b. Apr, 29,1869; d. May 25, 1913
"FATHER GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN" John was husband of Ella Sandlin, #85.
87. Eliza Sandlin...b. about 1831; d. July8, 1916
"AGED 85 YRS." Wife of #88, James Sandlin.

88. James Sandlin...b. 1831; d.1 920/1921
Civil War Veteran. Husband of Eliza Sandlin, #87.
89. J.W. Sandlin
Adult grave, no dates.

90. Willl Sandlin...b. Dec. 15,1885; d.

91. Shelby Baker...b. Dec. 26, 1904; d. July 16,1976

"REST IN PEACE"
Son of Robert "Rob Fox" and Mary Baker-Baker, #94&#95.



92. Earl Baker...b. Nov.5, 1917; d. Oct. 2/20, 1970
Stone #92 and #93 are identical. b. Nov. 5,1917

Son of Robert and Mary Baker-Baker, #94&#95.


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93. Cash Baker...b. Feb. 25,1907; d. June 18, 1954

"RESTING IN HOPE OF A GLORIOUS RESURRECTION"

Son of Robert and Mary Baker-Baker, #94&#95.



94. Robert Baker...b. Oct. 22, 1880; d. Mar. 13, 1962

Known as "Rob Fox" Baker.

Husband of Mary Baker, #95.



95. Mary Baker...b. Apr. 8, 1880; d. Apr. 18,1969

Daughter of Robert "Black Bob" Baker and Mary Gabbard.

Wife of Robert Baker, #94.



96. Clyde Baker...b. Apr. 7,1925; d. Sept. 30, 1945

KY.PVT.ENGINEERS



97. David Baker...b. Oct. 24, 1919; d. Aug. 24, 1943

"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"



Several unmarked graves here.

98. Lucresha Baker... b. Dec __ 1873; d. Aug. 1905

99. Mrs. Euna Morris...b. Sept. 4, 1909; d. July 1,1937

"SHE WAS THE SUNSHINE OF OUR HOME"



100. Mollie Baker...b. July 26, 1918; d. Nov. 9,1918

101. Gilbert Baker...b. Mar. 2, 1916; no death date

TH TH
KY.PVT.134 INF.6 INF.DIV.WWII



102. Cretie Baker...b. Oct. 20, 1886/1 896; d. Oct. 15,1967

103. Brice Baker...b. Oct. 31, 1882; d. Feb. 10, 1943

104. Luther Baker...b. Apr. 16,1914; d. Oct. 30,1929

105. Molley/Morfey Baker...b. July 27, 1918; d. Nov. 9, 1918

106. Brownlow Baker...b.May2l, 1909; d. July 13,1926

107. Elisha Baker...b. Jan. 22, 1885; d. Mar. 13, 1964

108. Grover Baker...b.Aug. 12, 1894; d. Oct. 17, 1918

"THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD"



109. Eliza Baker...b. Mar. 28, 1852; d. Sept. 28,1916
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"

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110. James M. Baker...b. May 15, 1854; d. July 20,1907

Son of John A. "Red John" and Mary Baker. "Red John" is brother to "Red Bob" Baker.


111. Frankie Baker...b.1917; d.1917

New row, numerous unmarked small stones.
112. Calloway Baker...b. 1873; d. 1936
"FATHER" Brother to Daniel Boone Baker; md. Susan b. 1873 Smith. CH.: Lizzie, Ellen, Jeanette, Greeley, Marcus & d. 1936 Bonnie Baker.
113. James G. Gilbert...b. Nov.13, 1836; d. Mar. 30,1868
114. Greenberry Sandlin...No Dates.
115. `Niram/Hiram Sandlin...b.___;d. Jan. 7, 1887

Possibly known as Adoniram Sandlin.


116. Jack Gilbert...b. Jan. 16, 1889; d. about 1965

"AGED 76 YEARS" His name was Jackson Gilbert.


117. Nathan Sizemore...
Dates not legible. First name begins with "Na".

Several unmarked stones here.

118. Nancy Mosely...No Dates.

119. lsaacSandlin...D. Feb. 19,1890

"AGED 16 YEARS"



120. William Sandlin...D. Nov. 16, 1889 "AGED 18 YEARS"
Several unmarked graves here.

121. Arminah Sandlin...b. Aug. 5, 1859; d.June 22, 1881
She was Arminah Baker. She has a Masonic emblem on the stone. She was the first wife of Julius S. Baker.

About ten unreadable stones over to the side here.

122. Dawson Smith...b. Feb. 12, 1956; d. Feb. 13, 1956

123. Robert Smith

"BABY"



124. Beulah Smith...No Dates

125. Smith

New marble stone.



126. Lulah Smith...b. 1910; d. 1934
"MOTHER" Wife of Leonard Smith, #127. On same headstone with Leonard. A new marble stone.
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127. Leonard Smith...b. 1898; d. 1973

"FATHER" Husband of Lulah Smith, #126


128. Hugh Sandlin...b. about 1871; d. Jan. 23,1897

"AGED 26 YEARS"



Several unreadable stones followed by several unreadable baby markers.
129. Ambrose S. Baker Dates illegible.
130. James A. Sandlin...b. _____; d.Aug. 12, 1869
131. James Baker...b. Oct. 15, 1890; d. Oct. 12, 1911

132. Emily Baker...b. July 19,1862; d. Feb. 12, 1903

133. James R. Baker...b. About 1860; d. Sept. 29,1890

"AGED 30 YEARS" Dates also on June Ayer's records.



134. Nancy Ann Baker...

No dates. Stone identical to old Robert "Julius Bob" Baker's stone. He is #141. He is located in the far right of cemetery half way through.



135. Abbey Baker...No Dates.

136. Martha Baker...No Dates.

137. Abrose Baker...b. 1 yr; d. Aug.
Several unreadable graves here.
138. Sarah Baker...b.---; d. Jan. 5,1848
139. Jane Hall...No Dates.
140. Jefferson Baker... b. About 1869; d. Nov. 5, 1887

"AGED 18 YEARS"



Many graves all together, some with unreadable stones here.

141. Robert Baker...b. Mar. 1, 1774; d. Nov. 29, 1859
LT.2ND REG. WM.WILLIAM'S MT.KY.VOL., WAR OF 1812.
Known as Robert "Julius Bob" Baker. A new marker has been
provided by the U.S. Government for him as a veteran of War
1812. There was a remnant of a Masonic emblem on stone.
There is an unidentied grave on each side of Robert "Julius
Bob's" grave.

Several unreadable stones here.
142. John H. Baker...b. About 1793; d. Dec. 14, 1869
"AGED 76 YRS." Known as John Hammons Baker or "Mucker Jack" Baker. Son of Robert "Julius Baker", #141.
There was a remnants of a Masonic emblem on stone. Husband of Lucinda Amis, #143.

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143. Lucinda A. Baker...
b.Jan. 19, 1805; d. Mar. 4, 1878
Lucinda Amis was wife of John H. Baker, #142.

144. John Baker...b. Apr. 18, 1860/1 862; ...No Other Dates.

145. Mary J. Baker...b. About 1883; d. 1885

"AGED 2 YRS"



146. Andy Bolin/BoIIin...b. Sept. 30, 1833; d. Sept. 1, 1923
"TWAS HARD TO GIVE THEE UP BUT THE WILL OF GOD BE DONE" Brother of William "Old Speck" Bolin, #184.
Has Masonic emblem on stone.

147. J. H. Bolin...b. June 13, 1884; d. May 20/28,1923

"HE IS NOT DEAD BUT SLEEPETH" Member of Masonic Lodge. Son of William "Old Speck" and Sarah Jane BakerBolin, #183 and 184.



148. PoIIy Baker...b. Apr. 2,1845; d. Mar. 7, 1929 ..OSSW

"MOTHER'S LOVE IS NOT FORGOTTEN" Polly Gabbard is the wife of Robert Baker, #149. On same stone with him.



149. Robert Baker...b. Oct. 18, 1832/1 833; d. 23 Dec., 1881
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN" Known as Robert "Black Bob" Baker. He was son of John Hammons Baker and Lucinda Amis.
James Sandlin
...Decst. May 12, 1869

(This is old "Grey Jim" Sandlin, son-in-law of Robert "Julius Bob" Baker. Grey Jim md. Zilpha Baker.



150. Ester Baker Sandlin...b. Mar. 21,1837; d. Nov. 25, 1885
Daughter of John Hammons Baker and Lucinda Amis.

151. Margaret Mosely... b. Oct. 23,1855; d. Mar. 5,1881

152. John N. Baker...b. July 20,1857; d. Oct., 1871

153. William Neal...b. About 1775; d. June, 1875
"AGED 100 YRS." He served in Militia and War of 1812 with "Julius Bob" Baker.

154. A.J. Baker...b. Apr. 30,1843; d. May 5,1878

155. Garrett Baker...b. Apr. 15,1852/1857; d. Jan, 1879

156. Elizabeth Baker...b. About 1861; d. Apr. 25, 1882
"AGED 21 YRS" She is daughter of Robert "Red Bob" and Margaret Baker. She was stabbed and killed by Squire Riley while at a square dance.
She left an infant daughter named Lucy, who was raised by her parents. Lucy's father was Elisha Gabbard.

157. Polly Mosley...b. 1866; d. Feb 14, ____

158. Mary Baker...b. Apr. 3,1876; d. Aug. 15, 1887
159. Nancy Baker...b. 1835; d. 1884

160. Elisha Hall... b.d. July 25, 1858/1 888

"AGED4MO"


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Several unreadable stones.

161. Miles Hall... b. About 1874; d. July 26, 1875

"AGED 11 MO"


Several unreadable stones.

162. John S. Hall...July 18, 1882; d. Aug. 29,1902

163. Cela T. Hall...b.___; d. June 27, 1880

164. French Hall...b. About 1880; d. Jan. 6, 1895

"AGED 15 YRS"



New row, right to left, facing back of cemetery, one unreadable stone near the end, several others are unmarked.

165. Mary Baker...b. Jan. 2/22, 1826; d. Apr. 17, 1890
"MOTHER THOU HAST FROM US FLOWN TO REGIONS FAR ABOVE. WE TO THEE ERECT THIS STONE CONSECRATED BY OUR LOVE"
Mary was oldest daughter of John Hammons and Lucinda Amis-Baker.
166. Margaret Baker...b. Jan. 18,1830; d. Sept. 1888
"AGED 59 YRS" Margaret Riley was wife of Andrew Baker, #167.

167. Andrew Jackson Baker...b. Apr. 8, 1827; d. Dec. 6,1900

Son of John Hammons and Lucind Amis-Baker. Husband of Margaret Riley, #166.



168. Martha Colins...b.; d.1912
169. Co___ Stone broken off d. Sept. 18,1894
170. Jane Abner... b. Apr. 5, 1858; d. About 1882
"AGED 24 YRS"
171. Almyreh Baker...b. About 1828; d. May 2,1890
"AGED 62 YRS" Known as "China" Baker, she was the daughter of John Hammons and Lucinda Amis-Baker.
She was the wife of Willis Abner, #172.

172. Willis Abner...b. About 1824; d. Dec. 1,1890
"AGED 66 YRS" Husband of "China" Almyreh Baker, #171.
173. Lusindy Sandlin...b. Mar. 24,1829; Per Robert Baker's Journal.

174. Maxaline Riley...b. Jan. 21, 1850; d. Dec. 15, 1916
Maxaline "Massie" Baker was daughter of John Hammons and Lucinda Amis-Baker. She was the wife of Elihue Riley, #175.
175. Elihue Riley...b. 1844; Per Robert Baker's Journal.
S/O John "Gentleman John" Riley & Jane/ Jennie Johnston.
176. Rufus Baker...b. Mar. 31, 1910; d. Jan. 27, 1967
KY.PFC.1110 BASE UNIT AAF, WWII

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177. Daley Baker...b. Sept. 25, 1927; d. Jan. 27,1967

178. Jesse Abner...No Dates.

179. Susan Cornett...d. June 6, 1892

"AGED YRS"

180. Martha Cornett...b.___; d. Sept. 18, 1894

181. Isaac Bolin...b. Dec. 18, 1870; rest of stone illegible.
He was the son of Sarah Jane (called her Jane) Baker and William "Old Speck" Bolin.
182. Willie Bolin...b. 1877; d.??
He was the son of Sarah Jane Baker and William "Old Speck" Bolin.

183. Jane BoIin...
b. Dec. 26, 1844; d. Oct. 1,1931

She was Sarah Jane Baker, daughter of John Hammons and Lucinda Amis-Baker. According to Mary Rose Sanford of Buffalo,
Jane was a practicing midwife. She delivered all Will Baker's children. When she died, or so they thought, she was buried alive.
She wasn't quite dead. They came to discover this because the family had her exhumed because she was put in the plot facing the wrong way,
according to the story.They think she may have suffered a stroke and looked and felt dead.



184. William Bolin...b. Mar. 27,1828; d. Nov. 17/27, 1893
He was known as "Old Speck". Husband of Sarah Jane Baker. Brother to Andy Bolin, #145.

185. Margaret Bolin...b. July 1874; d. Apr. 10, 1899
She was daughter of James Bowling & Mary Ann Baker.

186. Mary Ann Bolin...b. Nov. 25, 1845; d. May 16, 1901
She was the daughter of Robert "Boston Bob" Baker & probably his 2nd wife, Nancy Burns. (See old Asbury Johnson info enclosed).
She was raised in the house of her uncle, John Hammons Baker & Lucinda Amis. She called Lucinda mother.

187. George Bowling...b. Jan. 29, 1898; d. June/July 13, 1944
Son of Sarah "Sal" Sandlin and Ike Bowling/Boling/Bolling.
Husband of Cynthia Morris, the daughter of Dan Morris and
Maxaline Riley, #174.

188. Jerry Bolin...b. 1883
Nothing else readable. He was killed by a Baker.

189. Elijah Baker...b. Sept. 20/23,1854; d.Apr. 15, 1940

190. Raymond Baker...b. Mar. 3,1932; d. Dec. 26, 1932
Son of Hargis Baker, who was a 1/2 brother to Will Baker, # 18.

191. Ed Baker...b. June 15, 1886; d. July 18, 1906
Edward "Ned" Baker is sb Elijah and (1st) Rebecca Riley-Baker.
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192. Elizabeth Baker...b. 1892

She was the baby sister of Will Baker, #18. Dates are from d. Between 1892-4 (Family bible)



193. Rebecca R. Baker...b. 1854; d. 1896

Rebecca Riley was the first wife of Elijah Baker. She was daughter of Dr. Missouri Jim Riley. CH.: Jerry, "Hungry" John, Andrew,
William (Will) & Nancy Margaret (Twins), Edward"Ned", Susan, Alex, & Elizabeth Baker.



194. Hugh Sizemore...b. Jan. 24, 1903; d. Sept. 3,1907

Son of Eliza Sandlin-Baker-Sizemore-Mosely. He died of Scarlett Fever. (epidemic) Father was Lewis Sizemore.



195. Cora Burton...d. 1908

She was a small child when she died of the flux. She was being raised by Eliza Sandlin-Baker-Sizemore-Mosely. Her mother was Dulcenia Burton.



196. Orlenia Sizemore...b. Feb. 18, 1909; d. Feb. 8,1912

She was in the house of Hugh Sizemore when she burned to death.




197. lsabelle Cornett...b. Oct. 5,1891; d. May 13, 1966/1976

"ATTENTIVE MOTHER AND FAITHFUL FRIEND" lsabelle flee: Bowling-Burton-Cornett was the daughter of Ike Bowling & Sal Sandlin.
She was the wife of Asberry Burton. She is buried next to a daughter, #198, Velatie Burton.
She is the mother of May, Ozzie, Robin, Velatie, and Edna Burton.



Asberry Burton, husband of Isabelle, #197 and father of Velatie, #198 is buried at Burton
Homeplace on Burton's Fork of Long's Creek, Breathitt County, Kentucky. He was born 1884
and died in 1933.

198. Velatie Burton...b. Sept. 1923; d. ______

Velatie Burton is mother of Louise Rice. Louise was raised by Dora & Levi Barrett. Father of Louise was Levi Morris.



199. Fred Sandlin... b. Mar. 13, 1943; d. Aug. 7, 1943

200. Raymond Sandlin... b. Mar. 10,1935; d. Mar. 15,1935

201. Press Baker... b. Sept. 19,; d. Illegible


202. Eva Baker... b. Mar. 26, 1901; d. Apr. 13, 1902

Daughter of George "Gootie" Baker, #208 and Susan Baker, #206. See bible records.



203. W.W. Johnson...COIl b.; Dec. 1883 Rest Illegible.

204. Nancy Ann Johnson...b. Dec. 20, 1883; d. Feb. 26, 19-2

Nancy Ann Baker was the wife of W.W. Johnson, #203. She was the sister of Jason Baker, #205.
Daughter of George "Gootie" and Susan Baker, #208 and #206




205. Jason Baker...b. Aug. 12, 1875; d. Jan. 30,1902

Son of George "Gootie" and Susan Baker, #208 and #206.



206. Susan Baker...b. Oct. 19, 1852; d. Aug. 28, 1898

Susan Baker was her maiden name. She married George "Gootie" Baker, #208.
D/O Andrew J. Baker & Margaret Riley.


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207. Waden Baker...b. Apr. 19, 1882; d. Sept. 15, 1898

Known as Wade Baker. Son of George "Gootie" and Susan Baker-Baker.



208. George Baker...b. Jan. 1851; d. Jan. 19, 1919
George "Gootie" Baker. Certified Death Record dates b. Jan. 3,1844 and d. Jan. 17, 1919.

209. Stephan Riley... b.Aug. 12, 1875; d. May 6, 1899

210. Brownlow Deaton... b. Sept. 30, 1911; d. May 15, 1913

211. Paty Deaton...b. July 23, 1877/1 897; d. May 18, 1972

212. Maxaline B. Riley...b. 21 Jan. 1848; d. 15 Dec. 1916
"WELL DONE" (nee: Maxaline "Mass" Baker, dlo John H. & Lucinda Amis- Baker.)

213. John Riley...b.Apr. 11, 1889; d. Apr. 6, 1906

214. Mary Riley...No Dates Readable.

215. Martha Riley...b. Jan. 29, 1900; d. Oct. 26, 1900

216. Martha Riley...b. 1820; d. 1826

This Martha and her dates where on the 1983 recording of the cemetery by Jackie and Larry Burton. The stone may no longer exist.



217. Berry Sizemore...b. Dec. 16,1881; d. Nov. 20,1939

"AT REST"



218. Louis Sizemore...b. Aug. 20,1841; d. Aug. 1914

He was the second husband of Eliza Sandlin. She was first married to Jason Baker, he died.
After Louis died Eliza married Jim Mosely, who is buried at Horn Hill Cemetery.



219. Jane Deaton...b. Feb. 1,1865; d. Sept. 22, 1935

"COME TO REST"



220. Sarah Baker...b. Mar. 13, 1868; d. Dec. 21, 1964

She was born Sarah "Sal" Sandlin & md. 3 times:
1St to Hen Baker; 2nd Ike Bowling; 3rd John "Flat Belly" Baker. See her family's photo.
She raised dau. Sarah's CH. after her death.



221. Sarah Couch...b. Jan. 5, 1918; d. Aug. 25, 1942

d/o John R. Baker & Sal Sandlin- Baker-Bowling-Baker.



222. John R. Baker...b. Dec. 16, 1856; d. June 30, 1926

John "FlatBelly" Baker.



223. Charlie Baker...b. Aug. 10,1887; d. Apr. 5, 1975

Marble Stone. Husband of Belle Baker, #224. A.K.A. Charlie "Fox" Baker.



224. Belle Baker...b. May 2,1889; d. June 5, 1967
Wife of Charlie Baker, #223.
d/o James Bowling & Mary Ann Baker.
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This ends the BAKER CEMETERY of Cortland. The additional source materials are:

· Bible records of George "Gootie" and Susan Baker, in possession of Mary Rose Baker- Sanford of Ricetown, Kentucky, USA.

· Family information recorded from the "1812 MILITARY JOURNAL of ROBERT `JULIUS' BOB' BAKER,
in possession of Jackie Walker-Burton of Powder Springs, Georgia.

· Family information of Louise Rice, Ricetown, Kentucky.

· Early recording of 40 graves at Cortland by June Runyon Ayers, 1976.

· Bertha Noble's record of 1980 was cross referenced and some data used.

· Recording of Cortland Cemetery by Larry and Jackie Burton in August, 1983.

· Updates from Bibles and burials, with corrections by Mary Rose Baker-Sanford, daughter of
Will and Mary Jane Baker. Mary Rose is a resident of Ricetown, Kentucky.

        CERTIFIED GENEALOGICAL DATA


JULY 26, 1983 THRU MAY 25, 1995




Jackie T. Burton



225. James Sandlin...B-; Decst. (Deceased) 12 May 1869 . This is Jim "Old Grey Jim" and the family records give d.o.b. as
16th March, 1789 in Bute Co., NC. He md. Zilpha Baker a d/o Robert "Julius Bob" Baker. She was b. 9 April, 1806
and is buried in Cortland as well and probably next to Grey Jim. Jim Sandlin is the 2nd grave to the left of Robert `Julius Bob' Baker.



226. Zilpha Baker Sandlin...b. 9 April 1806
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