A Baldwin Christmas in Fairfield, Idaho

This is a guest post by Darlene Baldwin Clark Christmas growing up was a really exciting time.  Because we didn't have much money, I guess we really looked forward to it because it was about the only time we got presents.  I don't really remember getting birthday presents but we must have; I just don't … Continue reading A Baldwin Christmas in Fairfield, Idaho

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Philemon Baldwin (1758-1851) – Timeline and Map

In an earlier post, I wrote about how Revolutionary War pension papers can be a wonderful source of information about an ancestor.  Not only do they give details about a veteran’s wartime service, they can also give information about his family, places of residence after the war, and his health. Fun tidbits found in Philemon … Continue reading Philemon Baldwin (1758-1851) – Timeline and Map

Philemon Baldwin: Revolutionary War Veteran

Revolutionary War pension papers can be a wonderful source of information about an ancestor.  My ancestor Philemon Baldwin (1758-1851) applied for a pension from the U.S. government on 20 November 1822 in New London County, Connecticut, based on his military service during the Revolutionary War.  He applied a second time on 19 November 1832, again … Continue reading Philemon Baldwin: Revolutionary War Veteran