Michael Baldwin (1719 - 1787) MP

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Birthplace: Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in New Haven, CT, USA
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About Michael Baldwin

Father of Abraham Baldwin, Signer of the US Constitution.

MICHAEL BALDWIN ...... Birth: Apr. 2, 1719 Connecticut, USA Death: Apr. 24, 1787 New Haven County Connecticut, USA

Born April 2, 1719, he was the son of Timothy & Bathseba (Stone) Baldwin of Guilford. He married Lucy Dudley on December 7, 1749. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume II Hall (The Baldwin Line). (IV) Michael , son of Timothy Baldwin , was born at Guilford , April 2, 1719 , and died in 1787 . He had land of his father at Goshen , whither he went to settle, but returned to Guilford before July 9, 1743 . He removed to New Haven as early as 1775 , in order to educate his sons. Seldom has a man had, among his children, a United States senator and governor, a judge of the United States supreme court and a speaker of the house of representatives, of Ohio . His sons-in-law, Joel Barlow and Colonel Bomford , were also distinguished men. He was a blacksmith by trade. His house on George street, New Haven , faced College street. It was protected from damage and destruction during the British invasion in the revolutionary war by a British officer who had been a paroled prisoner during the last French and Indian war in this house, then a country tavern. Michael Baldwin married (first). December 7, 1749 , Lucy , daughter of William and Ruth (Strong) Dudley . She was born March 29, 1721 , and died June 2, 1758 . He married (second), November, 1768 , Theodora Wolcott , born November 4, 1746 , daughter of Josiah and Ruth (White) Wolcott , of Coventry . Children of first wife: 1. Ruth , March 4, 1751 ; died 1755 . 2. Dudley , April 17, 1753 ; mentioned below. 3. Abraham , Yale, 1772 , United States senator from Georgia , president of Georgia University. 4. Ruth , September 13, 1756 ; married Joel Barlow , poet, editor, diplomat. 5. Lucy , May 22, 1758 ; died 1760 . Children of second wife: 6. Lucy , born 1770 , died 1798 . 7. William , March 3, 1772 . 8. Michael , August 26, 1774 , speaker of the House of Representatives, Ohio . 9. Theodore , 1777 . 10. Henry , January 4, 1780 ; congressman from Pennsylvania . 11. Clarissa , November, 1782 ; married Colonel George Bomford . 12. Sally , 1787 ; married Edmond French .


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Inscription: "in the 69th year of his age"

 

Burial: Grove Street Cemetery New Haven New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot: Linden Avenue, Lot 7


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Created by: Michael Simpson Record added: May 18, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 19428863


Inscription: Here lie interred the Remains of Mr. Michael Baldwin who died April 24th 1787 in the 69th year of his age. In him a strong sense of filial and retired life of husbandry, talents and integrity rarely surpassed in the more public walks of men...(Read more)



 
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Michael Baldwin's Timeline

1719
April 2, 1719
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1749
December 7, 1749
Age 30
1754
November 23, 1754
Age 35
Guilford Center, CT, USA
1768
November, 1768
Age 49
1780
January 14, 1780
Age 60
1787
April 24, 1787
Age 68
New Haven, CT, USA
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New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States