Capt. Roswell Baldwin

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Roswell B. Baldwin

Also Known As: "Captain Roswell B. Baldwin"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Place of Burial: New York, Kings, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt Sylvester Baldwin and Esther Baldwin
Husband of Hannah Miles
Father of Ida E. Baldwin; Sylvester Davis Baldwin and Roswell Brown Baldwin
Brother of Sylvester 1817 Baldwin and Mary 1820 Esther Baldwin

Occupation: shipmaster, Sea-Captain
Managed by: Private User
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About Capt. Roswell Baldwin

Roswell B. Baldwin, son of Sylvester Baldwin and Esther Brown, was b. April 22,1818; m. in 1849 to Hannah Miles; she d. May 2,1872. He was a shipmaster.

Children were: Ida (1851), Sylvester (1856), and Roswell B. (1859).

Roswell was the captain of the Isaac Allerton, which wrecked off Key West during a hurricane in 1856.

He is the great-great-grandfather of the famed "Baldwin brothers" group of actors: Alec, Billy, Stephen, and Daniel.

Notes

  • 1870 census shows family in Brooklyn NY (many LDS misspellings)
  • 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. 253,265
  • 1885 obit
  • Find a grave
  • < http://keysnews.com/node/40871 >
  • < http://rdsouther.com/p570.htm#i17083 >

-------------------- Roswell B. Baldwin Sea Captain ship "The Isaac Allerton" Shipwrecked off Key West during a hurricane & Survived The wreckage is still being salvaged as of 2011 and portions have been on exhibit at the Shipwreck Museum in Key West for years.... profile picture is of his belongings at the Museum as per Brian Maloney family member of Salvage team connected with this wreck since it's date of sinking....

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Capt. Roswell Baldwin's Timeline

1818
April 22, 1818
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1849
1849
Age 30
Stonington Point, New London, Connecticut
1851
February 17, 1851
Age 32
1856
August 6, 1856
Age 38
New York, USA
1859
December 15, 1859
Age 41
1885
September 16, 1885
Age 67
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
September 18, 1885
Age 67
New York, Kings, New York, United States