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Partners of 
Mattie Baker
Mattie Baker

Partners of 
Mattie Baker

Hayward Baker


1 child together

1997 (aft.)

John Nelson


2 children together

married 1956
divorce 1970



1 child together

relationship began before 1956

Mattie Baker
Bio Details

Full name

Mattie Della Baker

Maiden name

Mattie Della Shaw

Also known as

Matttie Della Nelson





Date of birth

Saturday 11 Nov 1933

Birth place

Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA

Date of death:

15 Feb 2002

Place of death

Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minnesota, USA


Jazz Singer

Social Worker

In her death notice, her family was listed:  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.  Little was known about Alfred Jackson until after the death of Prince.
Mattie  and her twin sister are usually said to be born in Louisiana. However in the 1940 census, just seven years after their births, their parents listed them as being born in Minnesota where their births are viewable  in the online indexes

Mattie Baker Siblings

Renee Collier


Mattie Baker

Mattie Della Baker




Saturday 11 Nov 1933


15 Feb 2002

Mattie Baker Partner(s) Other Children

Mattie Baker Children

Frank Jackson

born 1953, age 65 (approx.)
with Unknown

Oldest half brother of Prince


born 1958, died 2016, age 57
with John Nelson

Flamboyant American Musician

Tyka Phillips

born 1960, age 58 (approx.)
with John Nelson

Omarr Baker

born 1970, age 47 (approx.)
with Hayward Baker


Mattie Baker Family

Mattie Baker's parents:

Mattie Baker's father was Frank Shaw Mattie Baker's mother is Lucille Shaw

Mattie Baker's children:

Mattie Baker's son was Prince Mattie Baker's son is Frank Jackson Mattie Baker's daughter is Tyka Phillips Mattie Baker's son is Omarr Baker

Mattie Baker's current partners:

Mattie Baker's husband was Hayward Baker

Mattie Baker's former partners:

Mattie Baker's former husband was John Nelson

Mattie Baker's siblings:

Mattie Baker's sister was Renee Collier

Mattie Baker's nieces and nephews:

Mattie Baker's niece is Shantel Manderville

Mattie Baker's grandparents:

Mattie Baker's grandfather is Walter Barnell Mattie Baker's grandmother is Kate Hale Mattie Baker's grandfather is Press Shaw Mattie Baker's grandmother is Liza Britt

Mattie Baker's grandchildren:

Mattie Baker's grandson was Amiir Garcia-Nelson Mattie Baker's grandson is Sir Montece Laeil Nelson Mattie Baker's grandson is President LenNard Laeil Nelson

Mattie Baker's in laws:

Mattie Baker's son in law is Maurice Phillips

Mattie Baker's former in laws:

Mattie Baker's former father in law was Clarence Nelson Mattie Baker's former mother in law was Carrie Ikner Mattie Baker's former step-father in law was Charles Ikner Mattie Baker's former grandmother in law was Dinah Jenkins Mattie Baker's former sister in law was Gertrude Banks Mattie Baker's former sister in law was Olivia Nelson Mattie Baker's former sister in law is Ruby Pullum Mattie Baker's former brother in law is James L Nelson Mattie Baker's former daughter in law is Manuela Testonlini