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Birthplace: Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Occupation: Free Planter, Hign Wycomb, Bucks, England, came to America, 1639
Managed by: Lance William Bertola
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About Joseph Baldwin, Sr.

Source Edward Atwater:

JOSEPH BALDWIN (16__-1690) by wife, Hannah, had four sons and five daughters. About 1663 he removed to Hadley; was a freeman there in 1666. He married for a second wife Mrs. Isabel (Ward) Northam, widow of James Northam of Hartford, and before that a widow of John Catlin; her son, John Catlin married Mary Baldwin, one of Joseph's daughters. For a third wife he married Mrs. Elizabeth (Gibbons) Warriner; d. April 26, 1696, widow of William Warriner (d. 1676) of Springfield; he died 1690 at Hadley.

Children by Hannah Whitlock: Joseph (c1640, bpt 1644), Benjamin (c1642, bpt 1644), Hannah (bpt 1644; m. Jeremiah Hull), Mary (bpt 1644; m.John Catlin Jr ), Elizabeth (bpt 1645; m. James Warriner), Martha (bpt 1645; m. John Hawkes), Jonathan (b1649, bpt 1649), David (1651), and Sarah (1653; m. Samuel Bartlett). ------------------

Grave stone is on the bridge over the Wepawaug River in Milford Ma and was placed to honor him as a founder . Alto the monument says 1690 his actual death date is listed in "Families of Early Guilford Ct" as 11/2/1684 in Hadley.

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

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This person is interesting in that he is the start of a line that includes us (descendants of his daughter Sarah) as well as the 43rd president of the United States (descendant of his son Benjamin).

Joseph Baldwin and Hannah Whitlock immigrated circa 1639. He first appeared in Milford, CT in Nov 1639. He joined the church in Milford, New Haven Colony (in what is now Connecticut) on 23 June 1644. Four of their children were baptized on the same day, 23 June 1644.

Joseph Baldwin lived in Hadley, Massachusetts Bay Colony, circa 1663. He left a will on 20 December 1680.

Joseph Baldwin was born between 1609 and 1612 in Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. Charles Booth said he was the brother of Nathaniel and Timothy. He was the son of Richard Baldwin and Isabel Harding. Joseph Baldwin married as his first wife Hannah Whitlock, daughter of John Whitlock, on 10 November 1636 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. He married as his second wife Isabel Ward sometime after 1661. She was the widow of John Catlin (d. bef. July 17, 1644) and James Northram (d. bef. Feb. 27, 1661). Joseph Baldwin married as his third wife Elizabeth Gibbons on 17 September 1678. She was the widow of Luke Hitchcock (d. Nov. 1, 1659) and (2) William Warriner (d. Jun 2, 1676).

Joseph Baldwin died on 2 November 1684 in Hadley, Massachusetts Bay Colony.1,4,2

CHILDREN of Joseph Baldwin and Hannah Whitlock

Joseph Baldwin b. c1640,

Benjamin Baldwin b. c1642, christened 23 Jun 1644, d. date unknown1,5 8th great-grandfather of George W. Bush

Mary Baldwin christened 23 Jun 1644, d. date unknown1,5

Hannah Baldwin christened 23 Jun 1644, d. date unknown1,5

Elizabeth Baldwin b. b Mar 1645, d. date unknown1,5

Jonathan Baldwin b. 15 Feb 1649, d. 13 Dec 17391,5

David Baldwin+ b. b 19 Oct 1651, d. Sep 16891,5 

Sarah Baldwin b. 6 Nov 1653, d. date unknown1,5

from http://www.gulbangi.com/5families-o/p484.htm#i12082 :

Joseph Baldwin1

  1. 12082, b. between 1609 and 1612, d. 2 November 1684

Joseph Baldwin b. bt 1609 - 1612\\nd. 2 Nov 1684

Richard Baldwin|b. 3 Jun 1576\\nd. 2 Nov 1632

Isabel Harding|b. 15 Feb 1568\\nd. May 1633

Richard Baldwin b. 1540\\nd. 18 Feb 1631/32

Isabel Chase b. c 1540\\nd. date unknown

Richard Harding|b. 1515\\nd. date unknown

Joseph Baldwin married Hannah Whitlock

Benjamin Baldwin married Hannah Sergeant
 Jonathan Baldwin m. Susannah Kitchell
 .Hannah Baldwin m. Jacob Ford
  .Jacob Ford m. Theodosia Johnes
   .Gabriel Hogarth Ford m. Frances Gualdo
    .Henry Augustus Ford m. Jane Hosack Millen
     .Frances Gabriella Ford m. George DeVillers Seymour 
      .Eugene Ford Seymour m. Sophie Mildred Bower
      |.Frances Ford Seymour m. HENRY FONDA (1905-1982), actor
      | .JANE FONDA (b. 1937), actress, m. TOM HAYDEN (b. 1939), radical
      | |.TROY GARITY (b. 1973), actor
      | .PETER FONDA (b. 1939), actor, m. Susan Brewer
      |  .BRIDGET FONDA (b. 1964), actress
      .Jane Miller Seymour m. George Hilliard Benjamin
       .Mary Benjamin m. Henry Huddleston Rogers
        .Millicent Rogers m. LUDWIG Gf von SALM-HOOGSTRAETEN (1885-1944)

Fay has sent me an excellent reference. Long but so much in the spirit of our love of family history.

http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/rodin/297/grandfather.html

' -------------------- 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

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=burgess_kimes&id=I00994

-------------------- Joseph Baldwin was the son of Richard Baldwin and Isabel Harding Baldwin of Cholesbury,Buckinghamshire.

He married, first, Hannah Whitlock, on Nov 10,1636 at High Wycombe, Co.Suffolk, England.

With his wife, he immigrated to New England with his two brothers, Nathaniel Baldwin and Timothy Baldwin.

The three brothers came to New Haven first and then to Milford where they received homelots and settled. Joseph & Hannah were the parents of four sons and five daughters. Hannah died in 1662, and the next year he removed to Hadley, Mass. He was a freeman there in 1666 and married his second wife, Isabella Ward, widow of John Catlin and James Northam. By her first marriage, Isabella was the mother of John Catlin Jr. Joseph married, third, Elizabeth Gibbons, widow of Luke Hitchcock and William Warriner.

The stone on the bridge over the Wepawaug River in Milford (pictured right) honoring him as a founder gives his death date as 1690. "Families of Early Guilford, Conn." gives his death date as November 2, 1684 in Hadley.

Children(by first marriage): Joseph Baldwin Jr, Benjamin Baldwin, Hannah Baldwin Hull, Mary Baldwin Catlin, Elizabeth Baldwin Warriner, Martha Baldwin Hawks(mother of John Hawks III), Jonathan Baldwin, David Baldwin, and Sarah Baldwin Bartlett.


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Parents:
 Richard Baldwin (1553 - 1633)
 Isabel Harding Baldwin

Spouses:
 Hannah Whitlock Baldwin (1616 - 1661)
 Elizabeth Gibbons Baldwin (1617 - 1696)

Children:
 Joseph Baldwin (1640 - 1681)*
 Mary Baldwin Catlin (1644 - 1704)*
 Elizabeth Baldwin Warriner (1644 - 1687)*
 Jonathan Baldwin (1649 - 1739)*
 Sarah Baldwin Bartlett (1653 - 1716)*
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Burial: Old Hadley Cemetery Hadley Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA


Maintained by: Kevin Avery Originally Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Sep 02, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 29507032

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Joseph Baldwin, Sr.'s Timeline

1609
1609
Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
1619
1619
Age 10
Cholesbury,Buckingham,England
1636
November 10, 1636
Age 27
High Wycomb, England
November 10, 1636
Age 27
High Wycomb, Buckinghamshire, England
1639
1639
Age 30
Milford, CT, USA
1640
June 23, 1640
Age 31
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1642
June 23, 1642
Age 33
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
1644
June 23, 1644
Age 35
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1644
Age 35
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1645
March 1645
Age 36
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)