Kent County Biographies
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Railway Officials in America 1906
William Baldwin was born in Monroe Co., N. Y., July 26, 1829. He is a son of Thomas and Baldwin, natives of
Sussex, "Old Highland." They emigrated to America in 1828 and settled in Monroe Co.. N. Y. Mr. Baldwin
was reared on a farm and obtained his education in the Lima seminary. From 1850 to '64 he was (breman in a distillery
in Pittsford, Monroe Co.; and up to 1868 was foreman in a powder mill, in Pittsford, for D. C. Rand & Co. In
1868 he came to Cannon, and in 1873 to his present farm on sec. 32, of Cortland. He was married in Victor, Ontario
Co., N. Y., Feb. 5, 1854, to Susan M. Rose, by whom he has had six children; four living- Charles A., Darwin S.,
Benjamin F., and Emma J. Mrs. B. is a daughter of Wm. and Anna Rose. She was born ía Victor, Ontario Co.,
York State, Feb. -, 1834.
Mr. Baldwin owns 200 acres of land in Cortland and Cannon tps. Politically he is Republican.
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