Baker, Eri a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Berne, N. Y., about 1833. He experienced conversion in 1856, received license to preach soon after, and in 1866.entered the Troy Conference. In 1871 failing health obliged him to desist from active service, and he died Feb. 18, 1872. Mr. Baker's ministerial career was eminently effective, owing to his Christian zeal and devotedness. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1872, p. 43.