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Esther Sanford (Baldwin)

Birthplace: MIlford, New Haven, Connecticut
Death: New Haven, New Haven, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Baldwin, II and Hannah Baldwin
Wife of Samuel Sanford, II, of Newtown
Mother of Nathaniel Sanford; Samuel Sanford, III, of Milford; Ebenezer Sanford; Esther Sanford; John Sanford and 6 others
Sister of Elizabeth Parmalee; Hannah Baldwin; Esther Baldwin and Samuel Baldwin

Managed by: Brandt Joseph Gibson
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About Esther Sanford


The second Esther Baldwin, dau. of Nathaniel Baldwin and Hannah Botsford, was born May 26, 1683 in Milford; bapt. Dec. 19, 1686, and married with SAMUEL SANFORD, of Newtown, Connecticut. '(she had sister Hannah, b. 7/11/1674, who married Samuel Sanford, of Milford).'

Children were: '1.)Nathaniel' (12/8/1702 in Milford-4/14/1768), '2.)Samuel '(4/1/1704; per Milford records, but Newton says Apr. 1, 1703 and has him dying ---7th, 1758,aged 55. He has ch. at Newtown: Samuel; bapt. 8/17/1745 or 46; who m. and had ch. in Newtown, Conn: Avis 1766, Isaac 1768, Josiah 1769-d.1780, Betty 1771 m. Mr. Dennis, Sarah 1773 m Thomas Lyon, Joel 1775, Renah 1777-1779, Azubah 1781 m Andrew Winton, Artinisia 1783 m. W. Winton, and Abigail 1785-1792. 'See page 413 of Baldwin Genealogy for children by 2nd wife)'. AND dau. Hannah, died 3/4/1758 aged about 15. '3.) Esther '(2/10/1707), '4.) John '(10/17/1709-3/17/1792 m. the widow Abiah Dunning and had s. John who was b. in Newtown on 3/23/1762. '5.)Daniel' (11/1/1711), and '6.) Job '(1/10/1715)......All born in Milford.

'7.) Hannah' (6/6/1717, in Newtown), and '8.) Rachel' (6/13/1720 b Newtown m. Ebenezer Booth).

The homestead of Samuel, in Newtown, remains, May 1880, in the possession of his descendant, F. Sanford.

  • Pg. 413 (additional details)
  • Pg. 410. On Apr. 11, 1709 Samuel Sanford conveyed to his father, Nathaniel Baldwin (indexed as weaver); and January 1710 Nathaniel Baldwin, Sen., conveys to his son-in-law, Samuel Sanford, of Milford, and in 1713, like deeds appear. His will (Nathaniel Baldwin's), dated June 8, 1714, proved in New Haven Probate, June 22, 1714, gives to his present wife Elizabeth, which must be at least his 3rd. To son, and dau. Elizabeth, and Stephen Parmalee, on condition of payment to Samuel Sanford, of Newtown; to his son Samuel Sanford, of Milford, who is sole executor. The mention of two Samuel Sanfords seemed at first like a mistake; but I subsequently found, in the Milford Records, a deed from one to the other...
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Esther Sanford's Timeline

May 23, 1683
MIlford, New Haven, Connecticut
December 19, 1686
Age 3
Milford,New Haven,CT
December 3, 1702
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
April 1, 1704
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
February 22, 1705
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut
February 10, 1707
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
October 17, 1709
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
November 1, 1711
Age 27
Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America