Roger Nash Baldwin

21 January 1884–26 August 1981 (Age 97)
Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Roger Nash

When Roger Nash Baldwin was born on 21 January 1884, in Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Frank Fenno Baldwin, was 24 and his mother, Lucy Cushing Nash, was 28. He married Madeleine Zabriskie Doty on 8 August 1919, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1920 and Oakland, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died on 26 August 1981, in Ridgewood, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 97.

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Roger Nash Baldwin
Madeleine Zabriskie Doty
Marriage: 8 August 1919

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1919Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 21
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 26
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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)

    • Roger Baldwin, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Roger Baldwin, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Roger N. Baldwin, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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