Mattie Della Baker

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Mattie Della Baker (Shaw)

Also Known As: "Mattie Nelson"
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Death: February 15, 2002 (68)
Fairview Southdale Hospital, 6401 France Ave S, Edina, Hennepin County, MN, 55435, United States
Place of Burial: Hennepin County, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Frank Shaw and Lucille Shaw
Wife of Hayward Julius Baker
Ex-wife of John Lewis Nelson
Ex-partner of Mr. Jackson
Mother of Private; Private; Lorna Lee Nelson; Prince; Duane Joseph Nelson and 6 others
Sister of Edna Mae "Renee" Collier

Occupation: Social worker
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Mattie Della Baker

Mother of famed musician "PRINCE".

She had a sister named Edna Mae.

Obituary: Mattie Della, age 68, of Golden Valley, passed away peacefully Feb. 15, 2002 at Fairview Southdale Hospital after a long illness. She was a retired social worker with the Mpls. Public School System.

She was highly regarded by family and friends and will forever be missed by all. Survived by husband Hayward Baker; children, Alfred Jackson, Prince Roger Nelson, Tyka Nelson, Omarr Baker; twin sister, Edna Mae Collier; grandsons, Sir Nelson, President Nelson; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorial Service 11am Friday Feb. 22, 2002 ZION BAPTIST CHURCH, 621 Elwood Ave. N., Mpls. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Family links:

  • Lucille Barnell Shaw (1899 - 1974)
  • Hayward Julius Baker (1915 - 2010)
  • John Lewis Nelson (1915 - 2001)*
  • Prince (1958 - 2016)*

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Mattie Della Baker's Timeline

November 11, 1933
Minneapolis, MN, United States
December 2, 1942
Age 9
Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Lorna Lee Nelson
in the Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002
Report issue
Name: Lorna Lee Nelson
Birth Date: 2 Dec 1942
Birth County: Hennepin
Birth State: Minnesota
Father: John Nelson
Mother: Vivian Howard
File Number: 1942-MN-047414
Source Information
Minnesota Department of Health. Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

June 7, 1958
Age 24
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States