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.Louise Dorothea Bartels Bakeman.

contributed by:  Pat Drees

Daily Herald
Snohomish, Washington
.March 4, 1930 .

.Dorothea Bakeman .

.Removed By Death.

Mother of Mayor of Snohomish passes On

Was a Pioneer.

.Mrs. Louisa Dorothea Bakeman, 90, a pioneer of Snohomish and mother of Mayor C. H. Bakeman if Snohomish, died Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the home of her son, W.E. Bakeman, one mile east of Snohomish on the Monroe paved highway. Mrs. Bakeman, while with her husband, John Bakeman purchased a 170 acre farm then upon  coming to Snohomish 46 years ago, had gone to sleep late in the afternoon and passed quietly away.

Mrs. Bakeman was bone June 1839, at Crivitz, Germany and came to the United States when she was 15 years old, going to near Chicago. She and her husband pioneered twice, first in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and later here. Mr. Bakeman died ten years ago.

Mrs. Bakeman is survived  by four sons, W. E. and C. J. Bakeman of Snohomish and George and John F. Bakeman of Seattle; one daughter, Mrs. Emma Jackson of Snohomish, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services have been set for Tuesday ar 2 pm at Bakeman and Whute's chapel where Christian Science services will be read. Interment will bee in the family plot at G.A.R. cemetery.

(Note: The Bartels and the Bakeman Families came from Crivitz, Mechlinburg (also Mecklenberg), now part of Germany.  Louisa Dorothea Bartels Bakeman, her husband John, father Crist Bartels, three sons, George, John, Charles and one daughter Emily lived in town of Peshtigo, surviving the Great Peshtigo Fire of October 8, 1871. They continued to live there until 1884 when the family moved to Snohomish, Washington) (notes: Please also see:  Peshtigo Fire Home Page )