Phoebe (Richardson) Baldwin
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Phebe (Richardson) Baldwin (1632 - 1716)

Phebe (Phoebe) Baldwin formerly Richardson
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Nov 1649 in Woburn, MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 May 2009
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Contents

Biography

Massachusetts state seal
Phoebe (Richardson) Baldwin was born in Massachusetts.

Birth and Baptism

Phebe was born in 1632 and was baptized in Boston's First Church on 3 June 1632.[1][2]Phebe was the eldest child of Ezekiel and Susannah (Unknown) Richardson, who arrived with Gov. Winthrop's fleet in 1630.[3][4][5]

Marriage and Children

Phebe married Henry Baldwin of Woburn on 1 November 1649 and settled in 'New Bridge', or North Woburn.[6][7]Phebe and Henry had eleven children, all born in Woburn:[8][9][10]

  1. Susanna Baldwin (b. 20 Aug, 1650, d. there 28 Sep 1651),
  2. Susanna Baldwin (b. 25 Jul 1652) m. Israel Walker,
  3. Phebe Baldwin (b. 7 Sep 1654) m. Samuel Richardson,
  4. John Baldwin (b. 28 Oct 1656) m. Mary Richardson,
  5. Daniel Baldwin (b. 15 Mar 1659) m. Hannah Richardson,
  6. Timothy Baldwin (b. 27 May 1661) m. Elizabeth Hill,
  7. Mary Baldwin (b. 19 Jul 1663, d. there 8 Jan 1664),
  8. Henry Baldwin II (b. 15 Nov 1664) m. Abigail Fiske,
  9. Abigail Baldwin (b. 20 Aug 1667) m. John Reed,
  10. Ruth Baldwin (b. 31 Jul 1670), and
  11. Benjamin Baldwin (b. 20 Feb 1673).

Widowhood

Phoebe's husband, Deacon Henry Baldwin of Woburn, died on 14 February 1697. She was referred to in his will as his "well beloved wife" and appointed his "Dear and loving wife, Executrix," their eldest son, Henry Baldwin, as Executor; the will was entered into Probate on 4 April 1698.[11]

Death and Burial

Phebe died on 13 September 1716 in Woburn and was buried in The First Burial Ground there.[12][13]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCW2-BTY : 10 December 2019), Phebe Richardson, 1632.
  2. Boston Vital Statistics, 1630-1699, Boston Records Commissioners Reports (Rockwell and Churchill, Boston, 1883) Vol. 9 Page 1: Births and Baptisms. 1631, "Phebe daughter of Ezekiel Richardson, 3 day 4 mo."
  3. Boston Vital Statistics, 1630-1699, Boston Records Commissioners Reports (Rockwell and Churchill, Boston, 1883) Vol. 9 Page 1: Births and Baptisms. 1631, "Phebe daughter of Ezekiel Richardson, 3 day 4 mo."
  4. Vinton, John Adams. The Richardson Memorial, Part 1 of 2. Markham, VA: Apple Manor Press, 2014. Page 38.
  5. Anderson, Robert Charles. The Winthrop Fleet. Great Migration Study Project. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012. Pages 568-572.
  6. New England Marriages to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. https://www.americanancestors.org/DB1568/i/21174/74/426875592
  7. Anderson, Robert Charles. The Winthrop Fleet. Great Migration Study Project. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012. Page 571.
  8. Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1991. Page 29.
  9. Baldwin, Charles Candee. The Baldwin Genealogy from 1500 - 1881. Cleveland, Ohio: Leader Printing Company, 1881. Page 616.
  10. Vinton, John Adams. The Richardson Memorial, Part 1 of 2. Markham, VA: Apple Manor Press, 2014. Page 38
  11. Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871. Volume: Middlesex Cases 1-1999. Pages: 821:1-7. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized images provided by FamilySearch.org)
  12. Vinton, John Adams. The Richardson Memorial, Part 1 of 2. Markham, VA: Apple Manor Press, 2014. Page 38.
  13. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 02 September 2020), memorial page for Phebe Richardson Baldwin (3 Jun 1632–13 Sep 1716), Find a Grave Memorial no. 205244896, citing First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Ron August (contributor 48630827).

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Acknowledgements

  • Profile re-sourced, re-written and photos and scans added by direct descendant Carol Baldwin December 2019.


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