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Michael Baldwin

Birthplace: Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in New Haven, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Baldwin, I and Bathsheba Baldwin
Husband of Lucy Dudley Baldwin and Theodosia Baldwin
Father of Abraham Baldwin,Signer of the US Constitution and Henry Baldwin

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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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Children:
 Michael Baldwin (1774 - 1776)*
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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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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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Spouse:
 Theodora Baldwin (1744 - 1811)*

Children:
 Michael Baldwin (1774 - 1776)*
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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


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

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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
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1787
April 24, 1787
Age 68
New Haven, CT, USA
September 17, 1787
- September 17, 1787
Age 68
Independence Hall, Philadelphia,

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John Langdon
Nicholas Gilman

Massachusetts
Rufus King
Nathaniel Gorham

Connecticut
Roger Sherman
William Samuel Johnson

New York
Alexander Hamilton

New Jersey
William Livingston
David Brearley
William Paterson
Jonathan Dayton

Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Mifflin
Robert Morris
George Clymer
Thomas FitzSimons
Jared Ingersoll
Gouverneur Morris
James Wilson

Delaware
George Read
Gunning Bedford, Jr.
John Dickinson
Richard Bassett
Jacob Broom

Maryland
James McHenry
Daniel Carroll
Dan of St. Thomas Jenifer

Virginia
John Blair
James Madison, Jr.
George Washington

North Carolina
William Blount
Richard Dobbs Spaight
Hugh Williamson

South Carolina
John Rutledge
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Charles Pinckney
Pierce Butler

Georgia
William Few
Abraham Baldwin

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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, by the Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Published in 1829.
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