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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Happy Birthday Shorty!!

This is Shorty Baker. He was born on this day in 1898 to Thomas Jefferson Baker and Melissa Ann Ramsey Baker. He was Papa Baker's youngest brother. His real name was Harvel Lee "H.L" Baker. He had three brothers and two sisters. On Sept. 17, 1925 he married Letha M. Griffith in Ringling, OK. Shorty and Letha had two daughters and one son. They lived most of their lives in Healdton, OK. Shorty had been employed in the oil field construction business.
Happy Birthday Shorty,
Territory Mom
Note: Papa Baker aka David Jefferson Baker

1 comment:

arkiedan said...

Hi Jill,

Thanks for the "heads up" about Shorty's birthday. Happy Birthday, old boy, and many happy returns!

I do love anything genealogical.