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About Zebulon Baldwin

ZEBULON5, David4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1 (of Milford & Hadley)

(My 4th great grandfather)

VERSHIRE, Vt.: originally a town in Orange County, Vt., referred to as grant Number 7.; then named Vershire before, for a time, being called "Ely" after the Ely Mining Company, which mined copper. The name of the actual town was changed back to Vershire in 1878. In 1883, in the 1ST KNOWN WORKERS STRIKE IN THE COUNTRY;when 200 miners seized the plant demanding back wages; five companies of the National Guard were called out to surpress the miners.

Vershire was; the commonly accepted explanation, was coined by the legislature, combining VER(mont) and New Hamp(SHIRE).

Zebulon Baldwin, son of David 1701 Baldwin and Abigail Burr, was b. in Spencer, Mass; was of Leicester, Mass when he married HANNAH LYON, dau. Jabez Lyon and his wife Urania, on July 15,1752. They lived a while in Spencer, Mass. before they removed to Vershire, Vt. According to the Worcester Mss, had the following children:

Frederick (d.unm), Zadoc (settled in Ohio, and is supposed to have been killed in Col. Miller's battle with the Indians), Elon, Asa, and one more.

  • In his supplement CC Baldwin has information that the 'one more' was Jabez, and also modifies the listing of children to read: (see below)

Footnote on pg 512:Name not given (see supplement pg 1114=Jabez), Stephen,, Julius, Hannah, George, Zebulon, and Sidney.

  • http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028843526#page/n7/mode/2up
  • Woodstock vital records, Pg. 292: Zebulon Baldwin of Leicester m. Hannah Lyon in Woodstock Ct. on July 5,1752.
  • CC Baldwin's supplement pg. 1114 lists children as: Jabez, Stephen, Julius, Hannah, Israel, Zebulon, George, and Sidney
  • 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. 492,512

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Zebulon Baldwin's Timeline

April 8, 1726
Spencer, MA, USA
August 6, 1726
January 1, 1763
Age 36
January 1, 1763
Age 36
Spencer, Worcester, MA, USA
January 25, 1764
Age 37
Mansfield Center, Tolland, CT
April 20, 1768
Age 42
Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts
April 23, 1811
Age 85