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a member of the Country Club, the Yontodega Club, the Grosse Pointe
Hunt Club and of the Big Point and Caledon Mountain Clubs of
Ontario. George Albert Baldwin. This Munising citizen and business
man, for many years identified with the Upper Peninsula of
Michigan, has a specially notable family record, the line being
traced back directly for many generations to prominent early
Englishmen. The following genealogy has been carefully compiled
from documentary sources, and may be considered a reliable sketch
of the Baldwin family in this particular branch. Richard Baldwin of
the county of Bucks, England, described as of "Dourigge" in the
Parish of Aston-Clinton, made his will January 16, 1552. He was a
brother of Sir John Baldwin, Chief Justice of England. Richard
Baldwin's wife's name was Ellen, and they had six children. Henry
Baldwin, the first child, died June 1, 1603, and his wife's name
was Allice. They were the parents of seven'children. Of these the
fourth child was Sylvester Baldwin, who died on board the ship
"Martin," June 21, 1638, while emigrating to America. He was
married in England to Sarah Bryan. They had nine children. Richard
Baldwin, the second child and oldest son, was one of the three
brothers who were with their parents on the ship Martin. He was
baptised in the Parish of Aston-Clinton, Buckinghamshire, August
25, 1622, and was probably born not long before. He settled in
Milford, Connecticut, in 1638, becoming one of the founders of that
place. He evidently had a good education for the time, since his
handwriting is as good as that seen in any early records. He
frequently appeared as attorney before the general court at New
Haven, and his arguments are so redolent of the shrewd, technical
manner of the times that it would seem that he must ha...
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