Womer Cemetery ~ Burtis M. Baker ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Baker, Burtis M.
LAST: Baker FIRST: Burtis MID: M.
BORN: 9 Dec 1874 DIED: 10 Oct 1912 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Niles, Berrien, Michigan
DEATH PLACE: Airlie, Polk Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Robert Baker & Emma File md 20 Aug 1871, Berrien co, Michigan

Parents are buried in Hayesville Cemetery, Marion Co, Oregon

1880 MI CENSUS – Bertie Baker (6y, b Michigan) enumerated with parents Robert (28y, b Michigan, occupation farm laborer) and Emma (28y, b Michigan) and infant brother [Lloyd] (b Mar 1880, Michigan)

MARRIAGE – ca 1904, Marion Co, Oregon, to Maude M. Powell

1910 OR CENSUS - Burtis Baker, age 36, occupation farmer, b. Michigan, is enumerated with his wife of six years, Maud, age 25, mother of 2 children, b. Oregon, along with Floy A., age 5, b. Oregon, and Merle, age 1 yr 9 mos, b. Oregon.

NOTE – first husband of Maude M. Lady


Peedee: Bert Baker died at his home near Peedee Thursday and was buried Saturday at the Womer cemetery. He was about 38 years old. He leaves a wife and two children, father and mother, besides other relatives. He was a brother-in-law of Henry Powell.

Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, October 17, 1912, 8:1


Burt M.
Dec 9, 1874
Oct 12, 1912
[shares marker with Maude Baker Lady]


Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1912) #3053 

Michigan Marriage Records (ancestry.com)

1880 MI CENSUS (Berrien co, Bertrand, ED 4, FA#51)

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Chemawa, ED 205, sheet 2A)

Polk County Itemizer, 17 Oct 1912, 8:1