Harry Edgar Baker

31 Aug 1854 - 23 May 1920

Harry Edgar Baker (1854-1920) was born 31 Aug. 1854 in Chillicothe, Ross Co., Ohio. He was the son of James Heaton Baker and Rose Lucia Thurston. He married Lilla Ette Warner on 31 May 1882 in Mankato, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota; separated. He married Sarah Jane Mills on 27 Aug. 1890 in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 23 Jun. 1888. He met with Wilford Woodruff on 27 Apr. 1894, and while serving in a local church leadership position he commented on a mission assignment response that was sent to Wilford Woodruff in 1898. He died 23 May 1920 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.

Harry Edgar Baker (KWCD-Z68), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2023). Harry Edgar Baker, <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/harry-edgar-baker, accessed 24 May 2023). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book A, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Harry Edgar Baker, p. 101, image110/160, CR 301 22; <i>Church History Library</i> (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 24 May 2023). "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2023); J Heaton Baker and Rose L Thurston, 22 Sep. 1851, Delaware Co., Ohio, certificate 145; citing Delaware Co., Ohio, Probate Court, “Marriage records, 1835-1951,” image 136/316; DGS 4016690. "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2023); Harry E Baker and Lilla Ette Warner, 30 May 1882, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota; citing Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, District Court, “Vital records, ca. 1865-1927,” image 1707/1909; DGS 4540648. The St. Paul Daily Globe, “A High-Toned Affair” (St. Paul, Minnesota), 2 Jun. 1882, vol. V, no. 153, p. 2; database with images, <i>Newspapers.com</i> (https://newspapers.com, accessed 24 May 2023). 1900 U.S. Census, Mankato City, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, ED 20, p. 226, sheet 7B, Lilla W Baker; <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 May 2023). "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 May 2023); Harry E. Baker and Sarah J. Mills, 27 Aug. 1890, Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory, p. 102; citing Cache Co., Utah, County Clerk, “Marriage records, 1887-1966,” image 64/570; DGS 4540807. Brian Dimter, “Sketch of the Life of Rebecca Gertrude Lorden Baker (Her Autobiography),” memories of Rebecca Gertrude Lorden (KWZN-JMF), “Family Tree,” database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 May 2023). "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998," database with images, <i>FamilySearch</i> (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 May 2023); Harry Edgar Baker, 23 May 1920, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, certificate 18418; citing Chicago, Illinois, Board of Health, “Chicago, Illinois death certificates, 1916-1922,” image 601/1902; DGS 4005204.