Benjamin Franklin Baldwin (1777 - 1821) MP

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Birthplace: Woburn, Ma, USA
Death: Died in Woburn, Ma, USA
Occupation: Civil Engineer
Managed by: Fay Baldwin
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About Benjamin Franklin Baldwin

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN5, Loammi4, James3, Henry2, Henry1

PROMINENT CIVIL ENGINEER, part of the Baldwin family of engineers.

Benjamin Franklin Baldwin, son of Loammi Baldwin and Mary Fowle, was b. in Woburn, Mass. in 1777; he m. May 1,1808, with MARY CARTER BREWSTER^, b. Sept. 11,1784, dau. of Benjamin Coolidge, a merchant of Boston. NOTE: Marriage record hows that Maj. Benjamin Franklin Baldwin married, on May 1,1808, with MARY CARTER COOLIDGE..,which would appear to be correct, and is being used.)He was a Civil Engineer, and assisted his brother Loammi in constructing the Boston Mill Dam., He. d. suddenly in Woburn, on his way home from the cattle show in Brighton, on Oct. 11,1821, aged 44.

Children were: Mary Brewster (1809), Clarissa (1810), Loammi (1813), Mary Brewster (1815), Clarissa Coolidge (1819).

Benjamin's widow m. 2nd on Dec. 4,1823, Wyman Richardson, who graduated from Harvard College in 1804, a lawyer; d. in Woburn, June 22,1841. She had by her 2nd husband two children; Wyman, b. Dec. 8, 1824, of Danvers, a currier; and Catharine, b. Jan. 6,1828, and m. George P. Phinney, a farmer, of Columbus, Illinois. She m. 3rd with Burrage Yale, Esq., of South Reading. Distribution was made of Benjamin's estate, in 1837, to his successor in right of his wife and three children named.

Author: Baldwin, C. C. (Charles Candee), 1834-1895
Subject: Baldwin family
Publisher: Cleveland, O, [Leader printing company]
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

Pg. 628,639. See also pg 640 (his half-sister Clarissa Baldwin, dau. of Loammi and Margery Fowle, married his wife's brother Thomas B. Coolidge).

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December 15, 1777
Woburn, Ma, USA
May 1, 1808
Age 30
Woburn, MA, USA
March 26, 1809
Age 31
Woburn, Ma, USA
November 29, 1810
Age 32
Woburn, Ma, USA
April 25, 1813
Age 35
Woburn, Ma, USA
January 16, 1815
Age 37
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
December 1, 1819
Age 41
Woburn, Ma, USA
October 11, 1821
Age 43
Woburn, Ma, USA