The following is a list of men who received grants of land in the future town of Norwich Vermont on 5 July 1761. Most of these men resided in and around Mansfield Connecticut. Many of the men never set foot in the actual town of Norwich, choosing at some point not to accept Eleaer Wales Daniel Welch Abner Barker Ebenezer Wales Ebenezer Heath William Johnson ye 3d Gideon Noble James West Daniel Baldwin Calvin Topliff Samuel Johnson Elisha Wales Seth Wales Amos Fellows Jedidiah Brinton John Fowler Nathan Strong Robert Turner William Johnson Samuel Root Solomon Wales Joseph Blanchard Josiah
In America the germ of political organization is the Township, older than the County, older than the State. In New England we find towns established as independent communities, endowed with distinctive rights and privileges, as early as the middle of the seventeenth century. It is to these town governments that we must look for the foundation of republican liberty, to the town meeting, where all citizens meet on a plane of equality to choose their local officers and manage their local affairs. Here is the firm basis upon which all free institutions can rest. Ralph Waldo Emerson once proposed that
Thomas Baldwin, also from New Jersey, located in 1788 upon the farm now owned by H. C. Burwell, a son of Allen.
Baldwin, Henry R., Monkton, was born in Monkton, Vt., in 1836. He represented his town in 1872 and 1873 at Montpelier, Vt.; has been constable and collector for twenty-four years; was a justice of the peace fourteen years, and held other minor offices of the town. He is a general farmer. He was married on October 13, 1868, to Mary Mathewson, of Monkton, Vt. She was a daughter of Daniel Mathewson. Henry R. Baldwin was a son of Roderick and Lydia (Lawrence) Baldwin. She was born in Monkton, Vt., in 1807, he was born in 1801, and they were married
The subject of this sketch was born May 28, 1865, in Benton County, Missouri, the eldest son of Rev. William M. Baldwin, who was deputy sheriff of Benton County under his father, who was sheriff for a number of years. The Rev. John Baldwin’s mother was a Miss Elizabeth Haines, originally of Indiana. When a boy John moved with his father’s family to Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas, and afterwards to Yellville, Marion County. Until nine years of age he attended public schools, and was then sent to the Mountain Home Academy, where he remained for one term. Entering the
J.T. Baldwin, foreman of the boiler shops at Missouri Valley, was born in Md. He was employed in the navy yards at Washington, D.C., until 1868, when he moved to Omaha, Neb., and was in the employ of the U.P.R.R.; came to this city in 1870, and assumed his present position.
Baldwin, Fred; born, Yorkshire, England, Feb. 11, 1882; son of Robert and Martha Baldwin; educated in England; married, Columbus, O., Aug. 1910, Margaret May Talbot; resident of Cleveland for 5 years.
Baldwin, Arthur Douglas; lawyer; born, Hawaiian Islands, Apr. 8, 1876; son of Henry P. and Emily Alexander Baldwin; educated, Oakland, Cal., High School; Hotchkiss School, Conn.; Yale, B. A.; Harvard Law School, LL. B.; married, Cleveland, June 17, 1902, Reba Louise Williams: 5 children, Henry, Louise, Fred, Alexander and Sarah; with Judge Daniel Babat of Crestline served on commission to codify Ohio Children’s Law, 191142; candidate on Progressive ticket for State representation in 1912 (unsuccessful); member Brathenal School Board 1910-13; member troop A, O. N. G., 1901-3; organized law firm of Crowell & Baldwin in 1908; this firm dissolved in
BALDWIN, BENJAMIN. His wife’s name was Betsey; and had Roxana, b. Dec. 15, 1811. Horace, b. Nov. 24, 1813. Nancy, b. April 17, 1816. Dexter, b. Sept. 2, 1818. BALDWIN, EBENEZER, m. Phebe Baldwin, 1772; and had Phebe, b. Dec. 7, 1774. Winnifred, b. Aug. 18, 1776. Mary, b. Aug. 26, 1778. Rebeckah, b. Jan. 22, 1781. Ebenezer, b. May 31, 1783. James, b. March 3, 1787. Aaron, b. June 25, 1789. BALDWIN, JAMES. His wife’s name was Lucinda. They had Lucy, b. April 16, 1807. John S., b. Sept. 26, 1808. BALDWIN, STEPHEN, m. Elizabeth Baldwin, 1759; and had
Baldwin–July 18, Phebe of 6335 N. Haight, beloved mother of Mrs. Mildred Engeldinger, Mrs. George Anderson and Mrs. Grace Emmott, all of Portland. Services Monday, July 15, at 1 PM, at Killingsworth Funeral Home, 430 N. Killingsworth, Remains being forwarded to Tacoma, Wash., for interment. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman