Baker, Joseph a Universalist minister, was born at Concord, N. H. He worked in a woollen-mill until the age of thirty-four; had but few literary advantages; embraced Universalism, and began about 1836 to preach that faith at Swainton Falls and Alburgh, Vt. In 1839 he removed to Jeffersonville; in 1843 to St. Albans, Vt.; in 1851 to Janesville, Wis.; in 1859 to Oskaloosa, Ia. He was afterwards editor of the Free Press at Janesville. He died of apoplexy, Feb. 20, 1873. Mr. Baker Was noted for integrity and purity of character. See Universalist Register, 1874, p. 117.