Alfred Baldwin

9 January 1859–23 October 1922 (Age 63)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Baldwin was born on 9 January 1859, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Junius Eli Baldwin, was 34 and his mother, Julia A. Crawford, was 23. He married Ellen A. Nelson on 20 July 1882, in Southbridge, Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Willington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1870 and Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 October 1922, at the age of 63, and was buried in Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Baldwin
1859–1922
Ellen A. Nelson
1863–1946
Marriage: 20 July 1882
Ethel Celeste Baldwin
1883–1919
Florence May Baldwin
1886–
Alfred E. Baldwin
1893–1933
Wilbert Junius Baldwin
1896–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 July 1882
Southbridge, Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 9

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 17

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Powerful warrior

Sources (3)

  • Alfred Baldwin in household of Julius Baldwin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alfred Baldwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred Baldwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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