EPHRAIM BALDWIN, of Maybee, died July 14, 1889, at the age of sixty eight, leaving his widow, Charlotte A.,
and four children to mourn his loss. He was born in Lower Canada. November 6, 1821, his parents being John and
Abigail (Schumway) Baldwin, and when in his Thirteenth year moved to Lenawee county, and graduated from the Ann
Arbor Univerthy in the class of 1842, and in connection with a Mr. Harper taught a select school in Monroe, from
which Rev. Father Cooney, Hon. George M. Landon, H. Miller, H. Shaw Noble, Irving and George Palmer, and many others
have graduated. During his spare hours while teaching he read law, and was admitted to the bar in 1857. At Monroe,
October 15, 1850, he married Charlotte A., daughter of Joseph C. and Charlotte (Lawrence) Garwood, whose. children
are: Newton, born February 23, 1850 Charlotte Louise, August 10, 1853 (died January 21, 1879); Willis, March 3,
1860; Lawrence, May 25, 1862; an infant boy, born January 3, and dying January 31, 1867; and Carrie. born March
27, 1869. He was a strong Democrat and vigorous fighter in politics, holding several offices of trust in the county.
In religion he was a member of the Episcopal Church, and the oldest made Mason in Monrow Lodge, No. 27, in which
he was initiated April 9, 1851, passed May 11, and raised June 18, 1851, and for several years was secretary. On
his death, July 14, 1889, he was burled with Masonic honors.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
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