Elihu Whittlesey Baldwin (1789 - 1840) MP

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Birthplace: Durham, Greene, New York
Death: Died in Crawfordsville, Indiana
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About Elihu Whittlesey Baldwin

ELIHU WHITTLESEY6, Jonathan5, Abiel4, Ezra3, Jonathan2, Joseph1

Elihu Whittlesey Baldwin, son of Jonathan Baldwin and Submit Lord, was born Dec. 25,1789, in Durham, Conn., he. d. Oct. 15,1840. He graduated at Yale in 1840. He was a distinguished Presbyterian minister; pastor in New York City for 17 years. At his death he was President of Wabash College, Indiana. His life is published in:

"Memoir of Elihu W. Baldwin, D.D.; 1st Pastor of 7th Presybterian Church and 1st President of Wabash College. By Edwin F. Hatfield. New York:Jonathan Leavitt. 1843. pp. 403."

He. m. May 12,1819, with Julia C. Baldwin, b. July 25,1800, dau Elias A. (Elias A.5,Aaron4,Benjamin3,Benjamin2,Joseph1). She d. in Indianapolis, Indiana on Dec 12,1850.

In 1817, Elihu settled in New York City as a Missionary "among the poor and destitute,", In Dec. 1818, he was chosen Corresponding Secretary of the Missionary Society. He organized the Seventh Presbyterian Church in New York, of which he became Pastor. In 1835, he became the FIRST PRESIDENT OF WABASH COLLAGE, Crawfordsville, Indiana. He d. there Oct 15,1840. He was an earnest and successful man. He was also an author of several very successful Sunday School books and tracts.

Children were: Elihu W. (1820), Julia C. (1822), Joseph E. (1826), Frances L. (1829), Edward Cornelius (1832), Louisa Goldsmith (1834), Elihu W. (1836), and Mary H. (1841).

  • The Baldwin genealogy from 1500 to 1881 (1881)
Author: Baldwin, C. C. (Charles Candee), 1834-1895
Subject: Baldwin family
Publisher: Cleveland, O, [Leader printing company]
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

Pg. 527,557 (see also pg 518 re wife) --------------------

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Elihu Baldwin's Timeline

December 25, 1789
Durham, Greene, New York
May 12, 1819
Age 29
June 1, 1820
Age 30
May 5, 1822
Age 32
August 21, 1826
Age 36
October 4, 1829
Age 39
March 7, 1832
Age 42
May 12, 1834
Age 44
June 3, 1836
Age 46
October 15, 1840
Age 50
Crawfordsville, Indiana