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There is a small cemetery on Goose Creek approximately eighteen miles northeast of Baker. It is located on a dirt road off of State Highway No. 86 on a privately-owned farm. The plot is known as the Goose Creek or Keating Cemetery.
This is a very early farming community and near the mines. We have been unable to learn who donated this plot of ground for burial purposes. There are relatives or friends nearby who keep these graves in fairly good condition.
Among the burials in this cemetery are the following:
Baird, Alton d. 1885; 2 mos old; son of D. f. & N. F.
Brown, Martha Jane b. 1831; d 1874; wife of a. J.
Wellington, William H. b. 1849; d. 1896.
Keuerleber, Anna M. b. Aug. 21, 1850 d. Oct. 13, 1911 Mother to A. Mary Haas
Hass A. Mary b. July 2, 1890 d. July 16, 1906 Daughter to Anna Keuerleber
Williams, John R. b. Mar. 12, 1913 d. Feb. 12, 1915.
Williams, Ruby O. b. Sep 25, 1887 d. Aug. 31, 1908.
Infant Son of James and Vera Erwin d. June 11, 1910
Baird, David E. b. 1856 d. 1918
Wellington, Wm. H. b. Jun 5, 1849 d. Oct. 27, 1896.
Hulick, Margaret b. Sep 21, 1838 d. June 8, 1918
Debois, May M. Wife of Henry Debois d. Mar. 19, 1903 at age 35.
Hulick, Tunic b. Jan. 24, 1868 d. Nov. 2, 1898.
Keating d. May 1, 1824.
Brown, A. J. died Dec 22, 1907 at 83yrs, 10mos, 23 days.
Alton, Son of D. E. & M. E. Baird Died Sep 5, 1885 at age 2 months.
Martha Jane Brown wife of a. J. Brown died Feb. 20, 1874 at at 43yrs, 10mos, 8 days.
Our thanks to the Baker Family History Center for allowing us to use their copies of these cemetery records.