Comments for: Millinocket mother one of Maine’s 5,000 influenza casualties in 1918

Posted Jan. 19, 2013, at 1:58 p.m.

A recent busy day with four of my grandchildren had me thinking about great-great-aunt Lucy (Given) Baker, a relative I never met because she died on Dec. 28, 1918, in Millinocket. Her death certificate cites influenza, leading to bronchial pneumonia. The official count of Mainers killed by the 1918 influenza …

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