Biography of William H. Baldwin

Baldwin, William H., was born in Oakfield, N. Y., January 28, 1828, a son of Rice and Phoebe (McCrillis) Baldwin. His father left home when twenty-one years old and came to Genesee county in 1813, settling in the town where he was a miller and farmer; he died in 1865 in his seventy-third year. William H. Baldwin was educated in the public schools and at Cary Seminary. Mr. Baldwin was one of the practical and successful farmers of Genesee county, but left his farm about 1884 and now occupies his pleasant home on Summit street in Batavia. He has always been respected by his fellow citizens as a man of integrity and usefulness. In 1856 he was married to Mrs. Jane M. Storms, daughter of Henry Edgerton; they have two daughters: Phoebe J. wife of Charles B. Avery of Oakfield, and Lillian B., wife of Frederick W. Clement of Bethany.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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