Baker Cemetery



Baker Cemetery - Columbia County, Arkansas

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Submitted by: Martin Braswell
Date: 15 Jun 2007
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Southeast of Magnolia, Arkansas
State Hwy 98 to Col. 32 ( west on Col. 32 ) , abt. 1/2 mile to Col. 298 ( unmarked dirt and gravel road ), to 2nd dirt road
on left. At the end of the dirt road, cemetery is abt. 500 yards to the NE, in the woods, on private property.

Some reseachers refer to this cemetery as the Baker - Jameson Cemetery, but seniors that live in the area say it has been called Baker Cemetery for many years.

Transcribed April 24, 2007 by Billy D. Ainsworth - Geri & Martin Braswell.
Photographed by Billy D. Ainsworth & Geri Braswell

x - indicates double headstone

Comments in parentheses ( ) [ ] added by Martin Braswell

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BAKER, Grandison - Born Feb. 25, 1851 - Died Nov. 20, 1897
( William Grandison Baker - son of Samuel Baker & Martha Ann Jameson )


BAKER, James H. - Feb. 22, 1852 - May 23, 1912
( James Henderson Baker - son of Samuel Baker & Martha Ann Jameson )
[ broken stone ]


BAKER, Martha Ann - Wife of Samuel Baker -
Borned March 27, 1831 - Died Aug. 6, 1889
Married Aug. 28, 1849
( dau. of William Henry Jameson & Permelia Norsworthy )
[ * Grave marked with concrete slab, approx. 6 ft long x 3 ft wide ]


BAKER, Samuel - Jan. 20, 1826 - Oct. 29, 1914
( son of George Washington Baker & Esther Robertson )
[ * stone is leaning against a tree, next to Martha Ann Jameson Baker ]


BARNETT, A. V. - Daught. of W.J. & P.J. Barnett -
Born Oct. 13, 1877 - Died Oct. 4, 1891
( Adaline V. - dau. of William Jefferson Barnett & Permelia Jane Baker )
[ broken stone ]


BARNETT, J. M. - Son of W.J. & P.J. Barnett -
Born Oct. 10, 1865 - Died Nov. 26, 1891
( James M. - son of William Jefferson Barnett & Permelia Jane Baker )
[ broken stone ]


CHAMBERS, Isaiah - Son of Rev. G.C. & A.E. Chambers - [ no dates ]
[ b. 1897 - died young ]
( son of George Charles Chambers & Almeda Elizabeth Nall )
[ * The 3 Chambers headstones in this cemetery were added in 1984 by Rodney Chambers ]


CHAMBERS, Narvell - Son of Rev. G.C. & A.E. Chambers - [ no dates ]
[ b. 1907 - died young ]
( son of George Charles Chambers & Almeda Elizabeth Nall )


CHAMBERS, Ray - Son of Rev. G.C. & A.E. Chambers - [ no dates ]
[ b. March 8, 1903 - died after 1920 ]
( son of George Charles Chambers & Almeda Elizabeth Nall )


HARPER, Milledge T. - Son of J.A.D. & M.E. Harper -
Born Jan. 26, 1880 - Died June 23, 1880
Aged 4 Ms. 28 Days


x JAMESON, John Henry - Eldest Son - Born Nov. 12, 1825 - Died Sep. 13, 1850 -
Aged 24Ys. 10 Ms. 1Dy. [ as written on stone ]
x JAMESON, Lee Smith - Youngest Son - Born April 21, 1846 - Died Aug. 23, 1872 -
Aged 26 Ys. 4 Ms. 2 Ds.
( sons of William H. Jameson & Permelia Norsworthy )


x JAMESON, William Henry - Father - Born Feb. 4, 1801 - Died May 21, 1880
( son of John Jameson & Martha Lawson )
x JAMESON, Permelia - Mother - Born Sep. 14, 1802 - Died Feb. 8, 1853
( Permelia Norsworthy - dau.of Henry Norsworthy & Mary Springer )

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Several sunk in spots - unmarked graves ----------------- (mfb)

One of the unmarked graves is :

[ Permelia Ann ( Baker ) Barnett - b. April 23, 1835 - d. after 1900 ]
( dau. of James Baker & Jane Lawson Jameson )
[ wife of 1: John W. Stocks - 2: Robert Franklin Jameson - 3: William Jefferson Barnett ]
( * Information on Permelia / Parmelia is from research of Ila Verne Toney & Claude Baker )

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