Note: Occupation: Blacksmith !B. VanBuren Co. Ct. Hse. Bk.A P.95 #1418
!M. Kal. Co. Ct. Hse. Bk.6, Pg.68, #5186, P Ernest Baker,30 - MD 7 April 1900 - MP Oshtemo MI - BP Almena, MI - Res. Otsego, MI - Occ. Blacksmith - Parents Elliott A Baker & Diantha Edson - Wit. Fred Sowles of Kalamazoo MI---- Lavinia L Lee 17 - BP Oshtemo MI - Res. Oshtemo, MI - Parents Richard T. Lee & Lucy Pennock.
!D Kal. Co. Ct. Hse. Bk.1933 P2 #17, Philo Ernest Baker 62-7-25, DD 6-15-1933, DP Oshtemo Twp. Kal. MI, BP MI, Undetermined Parents Elliett Baker & Evline Epson BP NY & Ohio Respectively, Burial West Oshtemo Cem. !Obit. Kalamazoo Gazett Father of twelve expires suddenly P Ernest Baker about 60, of West Oshtemo died suddenly at his home at 5:30 Thrusday afternoon - Baker had complainned of not feeling well, he later told Mrs. Baker he was hungry and she prepared a lunch for him after eating a portion of the lunch he fell over dead. - According to a report of Dr Ralph Cook County Cornner death was due to a heart attack. Survivors are Mrs. Baker and 12 children Funeral service will be held at 2:00 Saturday afternoon from the west Oshtemo Church Burial at the West Oshtemo Cemetery.
!L Osceola Co. Ct. Hse.Nov 14, 1910, Grantee Lib 70, Pg.330, Philo Edson Paid $450, For Forty Acres In Sec. 27, Town 20,Range 10, NW 1/4 of SW 1/4, Nov 16. 1910, Grantors Lib 59, Pg 433, Sold His Interest In Above Property to P Ernest Baker for $1. 1918, The House Burned (Arson?? By Mr. Fox??)