Cannon Fire At the Dedication of Ken's Great-Grandfather Joel Baker's

 Confederate Veteran's Grave Marker

May 14, 2005 ~ Pin Oak Cemetery ~ La Grange, Texas

Sponsored by:

Sons of Confederate Veterans

Maj. George W. Littlefield Camp #59

Austin, Texas

H. W. Irby, Commander

Joel Baker

Born: 19 June 1838 in Fayette County, Republic of Texas

Joined the 16th Infantry of the Confederate States of America

Flournoy's Regiment, Company I  on 3 April 1862

Died:  3 January 1900


Joel married Aurelia Springstead on April 29, 1868

Aurelia Springstead Baker

Born:  5 March 1850 ~ Huron County, Ohio

Died:  20 September 1941 ~ Snyder, Texas


Click links below to see photos of that day:


Joel and Aurelia Baker's Biographies

Page 1 of Photos

Page 2 of Photos

Page 3 of Photos

Page 4 ~ Verses, Stories & Poems

Page 5 - Photos


Many thanks to all who attended and made this

 one of our very best days and added very

precious memories to our memory banks!!

Specifically we would like to thank the

 members of the Pin Oak Cemetery

Association for their assistance in getting

 everything ready Friday night and Saturday

 morning.  You guys are GREAT!!

And we would also specifically like to thank the

 men of The Sons of Confederate Veterans.

 From Camp #59 in Austin were

Commander H. W. Irby

Tony Johnson

Victor Alpher

Blayne Parsley

Ron Roberts

 and from Camp #1000 in Victoria were

Mr and Mrs Ron Sandidge

David Sandidge

Graphics & music are courtesy of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and


Please click here to sign

 my guestbook and let me know

you were here.


Please click here to send me an e-mail.