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Michael Baldwin Jr. (1774 - 1810)

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Michael Baldwin Jr.
Born in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Died in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Michael was born in 1774. Michael is the child of Michael Baldwin and Theodora Wolcott. [1][2] He died March 10, 1810 at Chillicothe, Ohio.[3] He is buried at Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven.[4]

Baldwin attended Yale, became a lawyer, and immigrated to the Northwest Territory in 1799. He rose to prominence in the Democratic-Republican Party and was a delegate to write the first constitution of Ohio. He was first speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives.[5] One source says he never married,[2] and another says his widow survived him and re-married.[6] His early demise is attributed to love of drink.[6][3]

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  1. First-hand information as remembered by Katie Pyle, Monday, September 22, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Baldwin Genealogy from 1500 - 1881" Charles Candee Baldwin, page 421
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Failure of Michael Baldwin: A Case Study in the Origins of Middle-Class Culture on the Trans-Appalachian Frontier" _Ohio History_, vol 95, page 46, Andrew L. Cayton
  4. "Michael Baldwin" Find a Grave
  5. "Michael Baldwin" Ohio History Central
  6. 6.0 6.1 "A Standard History of Ross County, Lyle S. Edwards, (1917), pages 165-167

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