Henry Baldwin Jr.
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Henry Baldwin Jr. (1664 - 1739)

Henry Baldwin Jr.
Born in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 May 1692 (to 7 Jul 1739) in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 74 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Contents

Biography

Birth and Parents

Massachusetts state seal
Henry Baldwin Jr. was born in Massachusetts.

Henry, the fourth son and eighth of eleven children of Henry Baldwin and Phebe Richardson was born on 15 September 1664 at Woburn, Massachusetts.[1][see Research Notes]

Marriage and Children

Henry married Abigail Fiske, the daughter of David and Seaborn (Wilson) Fiske on 4 May 1692 at Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[2][3] They had eight children born at Woburn:

  1. Henry Baldwin (b. 12 Jan 1693; d. 31 Mar 1753, Pelham, NH)[4][5] m. 7 May 1717 at Woburn, MA, Mary Richardson (1694-1798)
  2. David Baldwin (b. 9 Apr 1696; d. 1770)[6] m. say 1726, Abigail Jennison (1702-1767)
  3. Isaac Baldwin (b. 20 Feb 1700; d. 1759)[7] m. 1) 24 Mar 1725 at Woburn, MA, Mary Flagg (1702-1744); m. 2) say 1745 Susanna (Unknown)
  4. Abigail Baldwin (b. 13 Feb 1701/2; d. 4 Sep 1704, Woburn, MA)[8][9]
  5. James Baldwin (b. 11 Jul 1705; d. 12 Jun 1709, Woburn, MA)[10][11]
  6. Abigail Baldwin (b. 19 Nov 1707; d. 1739)[12] m. say 1727 at Brookfield, MA, John Converse (1701-1786)
  7. James Baldwin (b. 19 Oct 1710; d. 1791)[13]m. 29 May 1739 at Woburn, MA, Ruth Richardson (1713-1791)
  8. Capt. Samuel Baldwin Sr. (b. 31 Aug 1717; d. 1778)[14] m. 25 Mar 1741 at Weston, MA, Elizabeth Jones (1715-1757)

Death and Burial

Henry Baldwin II died on 7 July 1739 in his 75th year at Woburn.[15]His will was was written on 9 February 1697.[16]His will was dated 9 Jan 1732/3 probated on 10 September 1739 at Middlesex, Massachusetts and granting his son James (1710-1791) his sawmill and rights to the sawmill stream.[17]

Sawmill and stream left to son James in Henry Baldwin's will [#17]

Research Notes

  • Birth for Henry Baldwin Jr. recorded for the 9th month (September);[18]however, a second record in FamilySearch lists the month as November.[19]Baldwin cites the birth date as 15 September 1664 as listed in the record book.[20]For these reasons, the birth dates on this profile has been changed from Nov to Sep.
  • 203. vii. ABIGAIL, b. Feb 1, 1674; m. May 4 1692, Henry Baldwin, of Woburn. Ch.: Henry, b. Jan 12 1693; David, b. April 9, 1696; His son William was graduated at Harvard in 1748 and Samuel graduated there in 1752; William, b. Feb. 20, 1700; Abigail, b. Feb 13, 1702, d. soon; James, b. July 11, 1705, d. 1709; Abigail, b. Nov. 19, 1707; m. John Converse, a son was Robert Converse; James, b. Oct. 17, 1710; Samuel, b. Aug. 31, 1717[21]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-S58 : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin, 15 Sep 1664; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  2. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHVV-3L2 : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin, 4 May 1692; citing Marriage, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  3. Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Vol I: A-G. Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2011. Page 74. Torrey writes, BALDWIN, Henry & Abigail FISK; 4 May 1692: Woburn {Baldwin 618; Sv. 1:102; Richardson Mem. 44; Fiske (1896) 59; Vinton Mem. 376-377; Reg. 84:443; Snow-Estes 1:354}
  4. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-ZH9 : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for Henry Baldwin, 12 Jan 1692; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  5. "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSKH-KL8 : 22 February 2021), Henry Baldwin in entry for Henry Baldwin, 31 Mar 1753; citing , Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,001,061.
  6. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZDT-15W : 15 January 2020), Henry Baldwin in entry for David Baldwin, 1696.
  7. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-XZT : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for Isaac Baldwin, 20 Feb 1700; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  8. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-N4N : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for Abigaill Baldwin, 13 Feb 1701; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  9. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHXN-BPD : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for Abigaile Baldwin, 4 Sep 1704; citing Death, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  10. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZDT-PGQ : 15 January 2020), Henry Baldwin in entry for James Baldwin, 1705.
  11. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHXN-15H : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for James Baldwin, 12 Jun 1709; citing Death, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  12. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZDL-1FG : 15 January 2020), Henry Baldwin in entry for Abigail Baldwin, 1707.
  13. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-2NG : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwenn in entry for James Baldwin, 19 Oct 1710; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  14. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-PB4 : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin in entry for Samuel Baldwin, 31 Aug 1717; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  15. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHXJ-C3G : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin, 7 Jul 1739; citing Death, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  16. Probate Records 1648--1924 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts); Author: Massachusetts. Probate Court (Middlesex County). Source Information: Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Massachusetts County, District and Probate Courts.
  17. Lord, Jr., Phillip L. & Costello, Martha A. Mills on the Tsatsawassa. Albany, NY: State Education Dept., 1983.
  18. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4NV-S58 : 20 May 2022), Henry Baldwin, 15 Sep 1664; citing Birth, Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007011120.
  19. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZD5-JYW : 15 January 2020), Henry Baldwin, 1664.
  20. Baldwin, Charles C. The Baldwin Genealogy 1500-1881. Cleveland, OH: Leader, 1881. Page 618.
  21. p.59, Fiske and Fisk family : being the record of the descendants of Symond Fiske, lord of the manor of Stadhaugh, Suffolk County, England, from the time of Henry IV to date, including all the American members of the family (1896) https://archive.org/details/fiskefiskfamilyb00pier

See Also

  • Cutter, A.M., William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of Central New York. A records of the achievements of her people inn the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation. VIII. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1912. Page 1161.
  • Barrett, William. Genealogy of Some of The Descendants of Thomas Barrett, Sen., of Braintree, Mass., 1635. St Paul, MN: D. Ramaley & Son, 1888. Page. 29.

Acknowledgements

  • Biography rewritten in full with inline sourcing and photos added following extensive research by Baldwin descendant Carol Baldwin on 11 August 2022.




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PM, I am updating this profile to reduce Data Doctor errors and add clarity and sources to the biography. Thank you, Carol Baldwin
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