Richard Baldwin, Sgt. (1622 - 1665) MP

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Birthplace: Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven Co., CT
Occupation: Free Planter
Managed by: Andy Smith
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About Richard Baldwin, Sgt.

RICHARD BALDWIN (d.1665), eldest son of Sylvester Baldwin d.1638) , who died on the ship Martin soon after June 21. 1638, when "his nuncupative will was made" and which was probated in Boston, 1638. He with his mother, Sarah ( ) Baldwin (15 : d . Nov., 1689), brother John and sisters Sarah, Mary, Martha and Ruth lived in Milford and died there July 29, 1665. He married, 1642, Elizabeth Alsop, sister of Joseph Alsop (d.1698), and had five sons and six daughters.

(from History of the Colony of New Haven and its absorption into Connecticut, Edward E. Atwater, 1902) -------------------- BAPTISM: 25 Aug 1622, Christened Aston-Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England -------------------- Page 7 - Isaac Nichols Jr. wife Mary Baldwin - married Septembet 1675 (see American Ancestry Vol. 8, p. 117). She was baptized Nov. 6, 1633, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Alsop) from Milford.

Page 9 - Isaac and his twin brother Jonathan's birth occurred at the house of his mother's parents: Richard and Elizabeth Baldwin of Milord. Source: The ancestors and descendants of Humphrey Nichols of Newark, New Jersey Lakehurst, N.J. : Published 1917 - Pages 7 and 9 http://0-persi.heritagequestonline.com.alpha1.suffolk.lib.ny.us/hqoweb/library/do/books/results/image?urn=urn:proquest:US;glhbooks;Genealogy-glh232969099;19;-1;&polarity=&scale= -------------------- Birth: Aug. 25, 1622, England Death: Jul. 23, 1665 Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

~MY ANCESTOR~

The son of SYLVESTER & SARAH (BRYAN) BALDWIN,he was an original proprietor of Milford in 1639 at 17 years of age and joined the church on May 9, 1641. On Feb. 5, 1642, he married ELIZABETH ALSOP, daughter of JOHN & TEMPERANCE (GILBERT) ALSOP, in Milford, Conn.

In 1646 his homelot was located on the west side of the Wepawaug River between his stepfather, Captain Astwood and his brother-in-law, Benjamin Fenn. In 1648, he was Milford Town Clerk. He was Sergeant of the Train Band in Milford as early as 1655, and in 1654, he was appointed Ensign of the New Haven Colony Troop and took part in the demonstration against the Dutch on the Hudson River. An educated man, he often appeared as an attorney before the General Court at New Haven, and he was chosen deputy to represent Milford at the General Court in New Haven several times between 1662 and 1664. He kept an ordinary (Inn) in his house.

The inventory of his estate was taken Sept. 28, 1665 by Robert Treat & William Fowler and was distributed as follows: to the widow 150 pounds, to the eldest son, Silvanus 70 pounds, and to each of the other children: 36 pounds at legal age or at their marriage.

Children of Richard & Elizabeth (Alsop) Baldwin:

Elizabeth (Baldwin) Burwell, (1644-1663) Silvanus Baldwin (1646-1727) Sarah (Baldwin) Riggs (1649-1712) Temperance (Baldwin) Burwell (1651-1674) Mary (Baldwin) Comstock (1653-1690) Samuel Baldwin (1656-1696) Theophilus Baldwin (1659-1698) Sgt. Zachariah Baldwin (1660-1722) Martha (Baldwin) Nettleton (1663- ) BARNABAS BALDWIN (1665-1741), MY ANCESTOR


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Parents:
 Sylvester Baldwin (1600 - 1638)
 Sarah Bryan Baldwin Astwood (1606 - 1669)

Spouse:
 Elizabeth Alsop Fowler (1625 - 1688)

Children:
 Elizabeth Baldwin Burwell (1644 - 1663)*
 Silvanus Baldwin (1646 - 1727)*
 Temperance Baldwin Burwell (1651 - 1674)*
 Theophilus Baldwin (1659 - 1698)*
 Zachariah Baldwin (1660 - 1722)*
 Barnabas Baldwin (1665 - 1741)*
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Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot: Buried in Rev. Peter Prudden's Garden


Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Jul 12, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 28225733

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Richard Baldwin, Sgt.'s Timeline

1622
April 22, 1622
Aston, Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
August 22, 1622
Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
August 25, 1622
Aston-Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
August 25, 1622
Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
August 25, 1622
Aston Parish Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
August 25, 1622
Ashton Parish, Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England
1642
February 5, 1642
Age 19
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1644
September 1644
Age 22
Milford, New Haven Co, Connecticut,
1646
October 20, 1646
Age 24
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
1647
1647
Age 24
Milford, New Haven Co, Connecticut,