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Elnathan Baldwin, Sr.

Birthplace: Newark, Essex, NJ
Death: Died in Hopewell Township, Mercer, NJ, USA
Place of Burial: New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Baldwin of Milford and Ruth Baldwin (Botsford)
Husband of Keziah Baldwin
Father of Stephen Baldwin; Moses Baldwin; Joseph Baldwin; Ruth Burt; Aaron Baldwin and 2 others
Brother of Samuel Baldwin; Ruth Baldwin; Timothy Baldwin; Nathaniel Baldwin; Jonathan Baldwin and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Baldwin; Richard Baldwin; John Baldwin of Newark, the third John Baldwin; Elizabeth Tichenor and Hannah Baldwin

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About Elnathan Baldwin, Sr.

ELNATHAN3, John2, John1 (of Milford)

'See Will in documents.

Elnathan Baldwin, son of John Baldwin and Ruth Botsford (2nd wife), was b. in Newark, NJ., about 1687; m. KEZIAH PRUDDEN, dau. of Rev. John Prudden of Newark, s.of Rev. Peter Prudden, of Milford,from Yorkshire, England.

About 1780 (change to 1730), he moved to Hopewell (Pennington), Hunterdon county, NJ. His will was proved Aug. 1739, dated 1738. It names children:

Children: Moses (of Hopewell), Thomas (living in 1783), Joseph (of Hopewell), and Elnathan.

  • CC Baldwin: Baldwin Genealogy pg. 306
  • Per "Hist of Presby Church of Maidenhead & Hopewell"

Children: Stephen, Moses (of Hopewell), Thomas (a ruling elder of the Presby Church), Joseph (of Hopewell, will of 1770), Elnathan, and Ruth.

'In his will, executed Dec. 6 1738, he mentions his wife Kezia, dau. Ruth BURT, and his five sons: Stephen,Moses, Thomas, Joseph, and Elnathan. No other chidren are NAMED. No other daughters are mentioned except Ruth. ('Will packet #125j for Hunterdon Co., located at the NJ State Archives in Trenton, NJ)

Stephen and Ruth are found in Hist of Presb.Church, Hopewell". Pg. 33

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Elnathan Baldwin, Sr.'s Timeline

October 11, 1691
Newark, Essex, NJ
Age 20
Newark, Essex, NJ, USA
Age 22
Hopewell, Hunterdon, NJ, USA
Age 24
Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
Age 26
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
Age 27
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Age 30
Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
Age 32
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
December 7, 1738
Age 47
Hopewell Township, Mercer, NJ, USA