Orray Augustus Taft Jr.1

#19590, (circa 1849 - February 1889)
Father*Orray A Taft2 (1817 - 1893)
Mother*Elizabeth White2 (1818 - 1903)


Lydia B Baker b. c 1849, d. 1937
Children 1.Ray Baker Taft6 (1880 - )
 2.Eleanor Baker Taft6 (1882 - )
Birth*circa 1849He was born circa 1849 at Boston, Massachusetts.1 
1 August 1860He appeared on the census of 1 August 1860 in the household of Orray A Taft and Elizabeth White at Winthrop, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG.3 
Marriage*24 April 1879He married Lydia B Baker, daughter of Edmund James Baker, on 24 April 1879 at Massachusetts.1 
10 June 1880He appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 in the household of Edmund James Baker at Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts, son-in-law, age 38, b. and parents b. MA, starch manufacturer.4 
Death*February 1889He died in February 1889 at Massachusetts.1 
Burial*1889He was buried in 1889 at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Norfolk Co., MassachusettsG.5 


  1. [S767] Massachusetts Marriage Records 1840-1915 (images of registers), online Ancestry.com, Year 1879. City of Boston Marriage Register, no. 759, img. 794/1105. Orray A Taft Jr, age 37, b. Boston, son of Orray A Taft and Elizabeth W; res. Providence, starch manufacturer; and Lydia B Edwards, age 29, b. Dorchester, res. Boston, dau. of Edmund J and Lydia B Baker, second marr.; marr. 24 Apr 1879.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Orry A (41), b. MA, hotel keeper, real estate value $18,000, person estate $3,500; Elizabeth W (41), b. MA.
  4. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Edmund J (75), wid., b. and parents b. MA.
  5. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Matching headstones. Lydia Bowman Baker, wife of Orray A Taft Jr., b. 11 Nov 1848, d. 23 Jan 1937; Orray Augustus Taft Jr., b. 1841, d. 1889. Milton Cemetery. Memorials 181389177 and 181388832, created by and photos added by jtb.
  6. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.