Elizabeth Nixon Baldwin

25 September 1824–10 March 1896 (Age 71)
Roachester, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Nixon

When Elizabeth Nixon Baldwin was born on 25 September 1824, in Roachester, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Francis Baldwin, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Tribbey, was 21. She married Benjamin St. James Fry on 16 September 1852, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mill Creek Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 10 March 1896, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Benjamin St. James Fry
Elizabeth Nixon Baldwin
Marriage: 16 September 1852
Francis Rhodes Fry
Robert Augustus Fry
Caroline Baldwin Fry
Elizabeth Tribbey Fry
Emma Louise Fry

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  • Marriage
    16 September 1852Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 5
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
    Age 21
    In 1844 Spring Grove Cemetery articles of incorporation were prepared. They were granted on 21 Jan 1845. The first interment at Spring Grove Cemetery was on 1 Sep 1845.

    Name Meaning

    English and North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements bald ‘bold, brave’ + wine ‘friend’, which was extremely popular among the Normans and in Flanders in the early Middle Ages. It was the personal name of the Crusader who in 1100 became the first Christian king of Jerusalem, and of four more Crusader kings of Jerusalem. It was also borne by Baldwin, Count of Flanders (1172–1205), leader of the Fourth Crusade, who became first Latin Emperor of Constantinople (1204). In North America, this surname has absorbed Dutch forms such as Boudewijn.Irish: surname adopted in Donegal by bearers of the Gaelic surname Ó Maolagáin (see Milligan ), due to association of Gaelic maol ‘bald, hairless’ with English bald.History: A John Baldwin from Buckinghamshire, England, arrived in the US in 1638 and settled in Milford, CT.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (9)

    • Eliza Baldwin in household of Thomas ? Baldwin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eliza N. Baldwin, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Eliza Nixon Frey, "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"

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