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Page Mercer Baker
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1840
Pensacola
Escambia County
Florida, USA
Death: May 28, 1910
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Son of Captain James McCutcheon Baker, a native of Pennsylvania, and Ann Eliza Mercer, a native of Baltimore. Brother of Marion A. Baker, Alden Baker, Capt. James McCutcheon Baker, and Major Henry H. Baker; his elder sister preceded him in death.

Married first to Miss Constance Fell who died, and then to Miss Mary C. Fell, who survives him with their daughter, Miss Constance Baker.

Sergeant, Confederate Army, Civil War

Served in Co. C, 1st (Rightor's) Battalion, Louisiana Infantry, Co. C,1st (Nelligan's) Louisiana Infantry and in the 4th Company, Battalion Washington Artillery.

Spent the last year of the war in the Confederate Navy, assigned to the Confederate Ironclad Tuscaloosa.

Reporter for The Picayune newspaper, one of the founders of the New Orleans Herald newspaper, and eventually managing editor of the Times-Democrat newspaper.

Residence: 3307 Prytania Street 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Constance Fell Baker (1852 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Marker is on the Baker tomb in another part of the cemetery. However, cemetery records indicate Page Baker is interred in the Fell family tomb.
 
Burial:
Metairie Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Munson
Record added: May 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70466816
Page Mercer Baker
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Page Mercer Baker
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Page Mercer Baker
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