Mabel S Baker (Burns)

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Mabel S Stalnaker (Burns)

Birthplace: Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Death: February 07, 1925 (60)
Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Jefferson Burns and Margaret Burns
Wife of Major Randolph Stalnaker, Civil War Veteran (CSA) and Starke L Baker
Mother of James Burns Baker

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About Mabel S Baker (Burns)

She was first married to State Senator Stark L. Baker (His name is misspelled in the record below), who died in 1917:

A History of Randolph County (1916), p. 309:
[Isaac Baker was the first representative of this family to locate in Randolph, coming here from Pendleton about 1825. He married Naomi (Morgan) Stalnaker. The children of this union were, Isaac, Harriett, Eli, Catherine, Ellen, John and Daniel R.
Isaac, son of Isaac and Naomi (Stalnaker) Baker, was born in 1833, and died in 1910. In 1859 he married Harriet, daughter of Zirus Weese. One child, Stark L. Baker, was the result of this union.
Stark L. Baker was born in 1860; married Mable S., daughter of J. J. and Margaret (Stuard) Burns. One child, James. Mr. Baker was educated in the public schools and the Fairmont Normal, from which institution he graduated. He was deputy collector of Internal Revenue from 1889 to 1893 ; chairman of the Republican County Committee sixteen years ; was U. S. District Court Commissioner and represented the Tenth District in the State Senate, being elected in 1898.]

Men of West Virginia (1903), Vol. 1, pp. 66 and 67:
[HON. STARK L. BAKER, who represents the Thirteenth Senatorial District West Virginia in the State Senate, prominent citizen of Beverly, where he has large and varied business interests. He was born in Randolph County, Virginia, now West Virginia, August 30, 1860, and is a son of Isaac and Harriet (Wees) Baker. Isaac Baker is prominent as an agriculturist, stock dealer and merchant and one of the best known men of his section.
Stark L. Baker received his education in the common schools of his native county, then took an advanced course in Fairmont State Normal School, from which he graduated with the class of 18i9. He then taught school for a period of two years, after which he turned his attention to agricultural pursuits and stock raising, also buying and selling horses and cattle extensively. He purchased the Beverly Flouring Mills in company with his father, and has since conducted this plant, which is one of the best known in the State. He is also part owner of four or five thousand acres of farm, timber and grazing land, some of which is underlaid with rich deposits of coal. He is a true business man in every sense of the word and has met with excellent success in all his various ventures. He is vice-president of The Beverly Bank, a stockholder and director of the Trust Company of West Virginia and a stockholder of the Tucker County Bank of Parsons, West Virginia.
Politically, Mr. Baker is a prominent Republican, taking a very active interest in local and State affairs. In 1889, he was appointed deputy revenue collector under Revenue Collector A. B. White, the present Governor of West Virginia, and for four years served efficiently in that capacity. He also held the office of United States Commissioner for four years and in 1898 was elected State Senator. He served his constituents in a most able manner as was evidenced by his re-nomination by acclamation and his re-election in 1902. He has been delegate to county, State and Congressional conventions, and for a period of 16 years was chairman of the Republican County Committee.
In 1883, Mr. Baker was united in marriage with Mabel L. Burns, a native of Fairmont, West Virginia, and a descendant of an old and honored Virginia family. Her father, J. J. Burns, was a prominent citizen of Fairmont and assisted largely in the development of Marion County. Our subject and his wife have one son, J. B. Baker. Mr. Baker is a direct descendant of John Hart, who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, also of Randolph Lodge, No. 55, A. F. & A. M.; Beverly Chapter, No. 23, R. A. M.; DeMolay Commandery, No. 11, K. T., Grafton; Osiris Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S., of Wheeling; Knights of Pythias; and A. O. U. W.]
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Mabel S Burns - West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971
Name: Starke L Baker
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Nov 1883
Event Place: West Virginia, United States
Event Place (Original): West Virginia, United States
Sex: Male
Spouse's Name: Mabel S Burns
Spouse's Sex: Female
Contributor: 1Anonymous1 (50006409)

Mabel Burns Baker Stalneker - West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999
Name: Mabel Burns Baker Stalneker
Event Date: 07 Feb 1925
Event Place: Randolph, West Virginia
Father's Name: James J. Burns
Mother's Name: Margaret Stewart
Affiliate Repository Type: County Records
Contributor: 1Anonymous1 (50006409)

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Mabel S Baker (Burns)'s Timeline

June 22, 1864
Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
September 13, 1888
Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia, United States
February 7, 1925
Age 60
Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA