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Caleb Baldwin

Male Abt 1702 - 1772  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Caleb Baldwin  [1
    Born Abt 1702  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 29 Nov 1702  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Died 9 Mar 1772  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • died of dropsy
    Buried Newtown Village Cemetery, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • April 15, 1732, in consideration of one hundred and fifty pounds, in current bills of public credit, he conveys land, in Milford, to his brother Jeremiah. He settled in Newtown. His will, of Aug. 16. 1779 (sic) [1770], appears in the Danbury Probate: he remembers his wife Jerusha, and children named. He died March 9, 1772, aged 70 of dropsy. He married first Mehitable, who died Sept. 5, 1758, aged between 50 and 60. He married second, Feb. 8. 1759, Jerusha Daton of Newtown. He was a leading citizen, and for many years Town Clerk; he was succeeded in that office by his son, and it is said that the two held that office ninety years. In 1740, he was made by the General Assembly, Ensign of the 1st Company of Newtown. He was afterward several times Member of the Assembly from that town. [4]
    Person ID I39155  Mindrum
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2016 

    Father Daniel Baldwin,   b. 3 Mar 1667/8, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 May 1720, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Mother Sarah Camp,   b. 14 Sep 1662, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1710, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1689  [7
    Family ID F26703  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mehitable,   d. 25 Sep 1758, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daughter Baldwin,   b. 28 Dec 1725, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ann Baldwin,   b. 18 Sep 1727, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1772, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Lieut. Caleb Baldwin,   b. 13 Dec 1728, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1804, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Daniel Baldwin,   b. 27 Aug 1730, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1787, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F26286  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jerusha Daton,   d. Dec  
    Married 8 Feb 1759  Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Child Baldwin,   b. Mar 1762,   d. Mar 1762  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Jerusha Baldwin,   b. 31 Jul 1765, Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F26895  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Baldwin, Caleb - Family Vital Records
    Baldwin, Caleb - Family Vital Records

    Headstones
    Baldwin, Caleb
    Baldwin, Caleb

  • Sources 
    1. [S2857] C. C. Baldwin, (Leader Publishing, 1881), p. 412, 418.

    2. [S2857] C. C. Baldwin, (Leader Publishing, 1881), p. 412.

    3. [S8395] (Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut), Vol. 1, p. 31.

    4. [S2857] C. C. Baldwin, (Leader Publishing, 1881), p. 418.

    5. [S8396] Newtown Connecticut Vital Records, p. 66.

    6. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    7. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:23.