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150 members of Stillwater family show for 150th reunion

The Baker family of Mechanicville has been having “brother reunions” for 150 years, starting with the 16 sons of a Revolutionary War veteran. Here, A little massage therapy during the reunion: Back, Lynn Leonard massages Diane Saunders while front - Deja Ames massages Mary Lou Prindle.
The Baker family of Mechanicville has been having “brother reunions” for 150 years, starting with the 16 sons of a Revolutionary War veteran. Here, A little massage therapy during the reunion: Back, Lynn Leonard massages Diane Saunders while front - Deja Ames massages Mary Lou Prindle.
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150. That number is significant to the Baker family of Stillwater. On Saturday, 150 people showed up to celebrate the family’s 150th reunion, held in Shenantaha Creek Park in Malta. Those 150 folks are mostly descendants of James Baker, who fought in the Revolutionary War, and his 16 sons. Maria L. Carr has been the Baker family historian since 2003. She started with five boxes of letters and documents — in no order whatsoever. It ...


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