Biography of Joseph Baldwin
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Baldwin, Joseph, was born in Sandy Creek, January 7, 1841. He is a grandson of John, born in Vermont, who died in this town aged eighty four, and a son of Sydney and Mary (Maxham) Baldwin, who died in Sandy Creek, aged eighty eight and thirty two respectively. Their children were Sewell J., Joseph, Henry C., Jacobus C., and Asa R., of whom Henry and Asa are deceased. John, the grandfather, was the first settler in this town where he came in 1809. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. Joseph was educated in the public schools, and has occupied a prominent part in the affairs of the town, being a Mason, deputy sheriff, etc. He has been a blacksmith all his life, having started in business in Sandy Creek in 1884, which he still continues. In 1874 he married Jennie, daughter of William and Betsey (Burt) Havens, of this county, and their children are Cora B. and Edna. The former married Fred Tiff of this town, and has one child. Edna is a student in the academy. Mr. Baldwin's business is the principal one of its kind in town, and he does general repairing, manufacturing, etc., in addition to regular blacksmithng.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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