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Ruth Baldwin (Botsford)

Also Known As: "Bottsford"
Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
Death: circa 1717 (60-76)
Newark, Essex County, Province of New Jersey, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry "Harry" Botsford and Elizabeth Botsford
Wife of John Baldwin of Milford
Mother of Samuel Baldwin; Ruth Baldwin; Timothy Baldwin; Nathaniel Baldwin; Jonathan Baldwin and 3 others
Sister of Elnathan Botsford; Elizabeth Baldwin; Mary Botsford Sanford; Hannah Baldwin (Botsford) and Esther Wheeler

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About Ruth Baldwin (Botsford)

John Baldwin second married Ruth Botsford, daughter of Henry Botsford (ca 1608-1685/6) & Elizabeth Woolhead (ca 1614-1692). Born ca 1649 in Milford, CT. Ruth was baptized in Milford, CT, on 8 Jul 1649.68 Ruth died ca 1717 in Newark, NJ.

Their children include:

  1. Ruth Baldwin (ca 1682-23 Oct 1712)
  2. Joseph Baldwin (ca 1680-20 Sep 1776)
  3. Elnathan Baldwin (ca 1687-7 Dec 1738)
  4. Timothy Baldwin (ca 1687-)
  5. Daniel Baldwin (Died young) (ca 1689-)
  6. Nathaniel Baldwin (ca 1690-)
  7. Jonathan Baldwin (ca 1691-)



Birth: unknown Death: 1717 Newark Essex County New Jersey, USA

Ruth was baptized on July 8, 1649 in Milford (now New Haven Co.), Connecticut. She was the daughter of Henry Botsford and his wife Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford.

She became the second wife of John Baldwin, a shoemaker of Milford. They were the parents of Elnathan, Ruth, Daniel, Nathaniel, Jonathan, Timothy. Some sources also list a son Obadiah here.(no evidence of an Obadiah found)

John also had sons Samuel and Joseph, but researchers disagree about who their mother was.

The family removed to Newark (now Essex Co.), New Jersey, which is where her children grew up.

Family links:

 Henry Botsford (1608 - 1686)
 Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford (1614 - 1692)

 John Baldwin (____ - 1706)*

 Elnathan Baldwin (____ - 1738)*
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Burial: Unknown

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Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin Record added: Mar 03, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 49051428

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Ruth Baldwin (Botsford)'s Timeline

July 8, 1649
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
Milford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
March 14, 1674
Age 25
Milford, New Haven Co, Connecticut,
Age 31
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
Age 38
Newark, Essex, NJ
Age 40
Newark, Essex, NJ
Age 41
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA
October 11, 1691
Age 42
Newark, Essex, NJ
Age 42
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States