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Jabez Baldwin
Lydia Barker
(abt 1745-)
Jedediah Baldwin


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Jedediah Baldwin

  • Born: 29 Mar 1768, Norwich CT
  • Marriage: Abigail Jones on 18 Apr 1791 in Norwich CT
  • Died: 1849, Rochester NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from 1791 to 1792 with Samuel Stiles in Northampton MA as STILES & BALDWIN, 3
  • Advertised in the Hampshire Gazette, 6 Jul 1791, offering his services as a goldsmith. 3
  • He was a partner from 1792 to 7 Jan 1794 with Nathan Storrs in Hanover NH as BALDWIN & STORRS. 3
  • Advertised in the Spooner's Journal (New Hampshire), 7 Oct 1793, informing the public that he had ". . . served a regular apprenticeship making and repairing watches and clocks, together with plate and jewelry, and begged to inform the public of Hanover and towns adjacent that he proposed carrying on business near Dartmouth College, a few rods South of printing office." He also offered "the highest price given for old gold, silver, brass, copper, and pewter.." 3
  • He worked from 1794 to 1811 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Hanover NH 3
  • Appointed from 1796 to 1811 as Postmaster in Hanover NH 3
  • He worked 1811-bef 1818 as a silversmith in Fairfield, NY 3
  • He worked from 1818 to 1820 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Morrisville NY 3
  • He worked in 1834 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Rochester NY
    Listed in the 1838 city directory on Washington Street. 3

Jedediah married Abigail Jones on 18 Apr 1791 in Norwich CT. (Abigail Jones was born on 26 Jun 1772 in Norwich CT.)

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