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 Page Mercer Baker

Page Mercer Baker

Birth
Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Death 28 May 1910 (aged 70)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 70466816 · View Source
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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


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Gravesite Details 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.

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  • Maintained by: Travis Holt
  • Originally Created by: Barbara Munson
  • Added: 27 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70466816
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Page Mercer Baker (23 Feb 1840–28 May 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70466816, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Travis Holt (contributor 48272081) .