Samuel Baldwin (1655 - 1696) MP

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Birthplace: Fairfield, Fairfield Co, Connecticut,
Death: Died in Guilford, New Haven, CT, USA
Occupation: blacksmith
Managed by: Earlene Kay Rutledge
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About Samuel Baldwin

SAMUEL2, Nathaniel1 (of Milford)

Samuel Baldwin, son of Nathaniel Baldwin and Joanna (unknown) Westcoat, was b. in Fairfield, Conn., in 1655; m. with ABIGAIL BALDWIN, dau. of John Baldwin,Sr. of Milford. She was b. Nov. 16,1658. He was a blacksmith, and was invited from Fairfield to Guilford, in 1675, by a vote if the Town "to work upon his trade of smithing, upon trial." The trade was then in high regard and he continued to reside in Guilford, accumulating a handsome property and raising a large family to be prosperous and well married.

The Town of Guilford granted him, on July 15,1676, half an acre upon the Green for his shop, with the promise that if he left, it should return to the town (evidently a premium site).

Children were: Abigail (1678; m. Joseph Starr), Deborah (4/1681-12/1681), Dorothy (1683; m. Ziba Tryon), Joanna (1686; m. Samuel Rose), Samuel (1689), Timothy (1691), and Nathaniel (1693).

Samuel died Jan. 12,1696 and his widow Abigail remarried, as a 2nd wife, to John Wadhams and had children: Mary (1698), and Martha (1701).

  • 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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Samuel Baldwin's Timeline

1655
1655
Fairfield, Fairfield Co, Connecticut,
1675
1675
Age 20
1678
December 14, 1678
Age 23
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1681
April 8, 1681
Age 26
Guilford, New Haven, CT, USA
1683
November 28, 1683
Age 28
Guilford, Connecticut, United States
December 27, 1683
Age 28
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1686
April 16, 1686
Age 31
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1689
January 13, 1689
Age 34
Guilford, New Haven, CT, USA
1691
April 14, 1691
Age 36
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1696
January 12, 1696
Age 41
Guilford, New Haven, CT, USA