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 Loammi Baldwin

Loammi Baldwin

Birth
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 20 Oct 1807 (aged 62)
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 1478 · View Source
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Canal Engineer, Apple Magnate, Revolutionary War Figure. Born to James Baldwin and Ruth Richardson, Hon. Loammi Baldwin was successively Major, Lieutenant-Colonel, and Colonel of Gerrish's regment. He was present with the regiment on December 26, 1776, at Trenton, New Jersey with General Washington. He resigned his command about 1777 for ill health and returned to Woburn. He served as High Sheriff of Middlesex County, represented Woburn in the General Court 1778-1805. He received his Masters degree in 1783 from Harvard College and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was "projector" of the Middlesex Canal. The Baldwin apple was named after him. He married July 9, 1772, Mary Fowle (daughter of James Fowle, Esq and Margaret Fowle).

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1478
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Loammi Baldwin (10 Jan 1745–20 Oct 1807), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1478, citing First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .