Dr Dexter Baldwin

5 July 1798–27 May 1870 (Age 71)
Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Dexter

When Dr Dexter Baldwin was born on 5 July 1798, in Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Isaac Baldwin, was 30 and his mother, Bethia Pool, was 25. He married Caroline Peabody on 15 May 1824, in Readfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 27 May 1870, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Dr Dexter Baldwin
Caroline Peabody
Marriage: 15 May 1824
George Dexter Baldwin

Spouse and Children

15 May 1824
Readfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 10

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Powerful warrior

Sources (3)

  • Dexter Baldwin in household of Eliza J Ripley, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Dexter Baldwin, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Dexter Baldwin, "United States Census, 1860"

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