Biographical Sketch of Henry R. Baldwin
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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 on September 22, 1834. They had a family of nine children born to then, seven of whom are now living — Henry R., Edwin D., Helen L., Hattie E., J. Nathan, Jennie, and Albert N. Guy L. Baldwin died February 25, 1883. Lydia Baldwin died on April 24. 1880; she was a daughter of Diah and Lucretia (Peck) Lawrence; and Roderick died on May 29, 1883. He was a son of Nathan G. and Abigail (Chamberlin) Baldwin. Nathan G. was born in New Milford, Conn., in 1767, and she was born in Kent in 1773, where they were married on April 18, 1793, after which they moved to Monkton, Vt., coming here with an ox team and sled in the winter of 1794, where they resided until the time of his death. They had a family of four children born to them — Isaac, Roderick, Electa, and Emeline.