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Richard Baldwin
Birth: Aug. 25, 1622, England
Death: Jul. 23, 1665
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA


The son of SYLVESTER & SARAH (BRYAN) BALDWIN,he was an original proprietor of Milford in 1639 at 17 years of age and joined the church on May 9, 1641. On Feb. 5, 1642, he married ELIZABETH ALSOP, daughter of JOHN & TEMPERANCE (GILBERT) ALSOP, in Milford, Conn.

In 1646 his homelot was located on the west side of the Wepawaug River between his stepfather, Captain Astwood and his brother-in-law, Benjamin Fenn. In 1648, he was Milford Town Clerk. He was Sergeant of the Train Band in Milford as early as 1655, and in 1654, he was appointed Ensign of the New Haven Colony Troop and took part in the demonstration against the Dutch on the Hudson River. An educated man, he often appeared as an attorney before the General Court at New Haven, and he was chosen deputy to represent Milford at the General Court in New Haven several times between 1662 and 1664. He kept an ordinary (Inn) in his house.

The inventory of his estate was taken Sept. 28, 1665 by Robert Treat & William Fowler and was distributed as follows: to the widow 150 pounds, to the eldest son, Silvanus 70 pounds, and to each of the other children: 36 pounds at legal age or at their marriage.

Children of Richard & Elizabeth (Alsop) Baldwin:

Elizabeth (Baldwin) Burwell, (1644-1663)
Silvanus Baldwin (1646-1727)
Sarah (Baldwin) Riggs (1649-1712)
Temperance (Baldwin) Burwell (1651-1674)
Mary (Baldwin) Comstock (1653-1690)
Samuel Baldwin (1656-1696)
Theophilus Baldwin (1659-1698)
Sgt. Zachariah Baldwin (1660-1722)
Martha (Baldwin) Nettleton (1663- )
Family links: 
  Sylvester Baldwin (1600 - 1638)
  Sarah Bryan Baldwin Astwood (1606 - 1669)
  Elizabeth Alsop Fowler (1625 - 1688)
  Elizabeth Baldwin Burwell (1644 - ____)*
  Silvanus Baldwin (1646 - 1727)*
  Temperance Baldwin Burwell (1651 - 1674)*
  Theophilus Baldwin (1659 - 1698)*
  Zachariah Baldwin (1660 - 1722)*
  Barnabas Baldwin (1665 - 1741)*
  John Baldwin (1619 - 1681)*
  Sarah Baldwin Fenn (1621 - 1663)*
  Richard Baldwin (1622 - 1665)
  Mary Baldwin Plumb (1626 - 1708)*
  John Baldwin (1635 - 1683)*
*Calculated relationship
Milford Cemetery
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Buried in Rev. Peter Prudden's Garden
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jul 12, 2008
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For my 8th ggf.Thank you for coming before me. Without you, I would not be here now.
- Wes Risdon
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014
Honoring your today, my 9th Great Grandfather. Rest in Peace.
- Billie Jasper
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
To my 9th great grandfather, you are not forgotten. May you rest in eternal peace.
- Sally Davis
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013
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