Hannah Elida Baldwin

4 March 1820–2 May 1907 (Age 87)
Saint George, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Hannah Elida

When Hannah Elida Baldwin was born on 4 March 1820, in Saint George, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, George Baldwin, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Hanson, was 23. She married Jesse Wentworth Crosby Sr. on 23 November 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1912. She died on 2 May 1907, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Wentworth Crosby Sr.
Hannah Elida Baldwin
Marriage: 23 November 1845
George Henry Crosby Sr.
Jesse Wentworth Crosby Jr.
Samuel Obed Crosby
Hannah Elida Crosby
Thankful Amelia Crosby
Joseph Baldwin Crosby
Mary Elizabeth Crosby
Hannah Ann Crosby
Joshua Alma Crosby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Jesse Wentworth Crosby and Hannah Elida Baldwin

    Jesse Wentworth Crosby was born on the 25th of November in 1820, at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Jesse was the sixth and youngest child of Joshua and Hannah Corning Cann Crosby. At the time of Jesse …

    Sources (44)

    • Hannah E Crosby, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hannah E. Baldwin in entry for George Henry Crosby, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hannah E Crosby in household of Jesse Crosby, "United States Census, 1870"

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