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Mattie Della Baker (Shaw)

Also Known As: "Mattie Nelson"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Death: Died in Edina, Hennepin County, MN, USA
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
Mother of <private> Jackson; Prince Rogers Nelson; <private> Nelson and <private> Baker
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.


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


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Mattie Della Baker's Timeline

1933
November 11, 1933
Minneapolis, MN, USA
1958
June 7, 1958
Age 24
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
2002
February 15, 2002
Age 68
Edina, Hennepin County, MN, USA