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Monday, July 19, 2010

M: 1230

1230. John Baldwin & 1231. Sarah Cloud

John born in Chester Co., PA s/o 2460. Francis Baldwin & 241. Cicely Coebourne.

John 1st married Sarah Cloud.

John purchased 200 acres of marsh in New Castle Co. from Henry Hollingsworth; land originally to be purchased by his father Francis who died before getting title.

Sarah died.

John 2nd married Hannah Cloud; sister of Sarah and widow of Caleb Prew.

11/18/1744, John wrote his will: Yeoman; Eldest son, Francis; two young children; dau., Hannah; son, William; dau., Elizabeth, wife of James Huklin; dau., Mary, wife of Nicholas Pyle; dau., Sarah, wife of John Pyle; son, John. Exc. son, Francis. (S) New Castle Co., DE, Wills, 1682-1800.

Family notes:
• This John and the John Baldwin, born 4/10/1697, s/o John Baldwin & Katherine Turner, who married Hannah Johnston are easily confused. The John, s/o John, died in 1728 intestate; his father administering his estate.
• Multiple persons named “John Baldwin” living in these counties at these times prevent unique association of many records with a specific person.

Children of John and Sarah:

i. Francis Baldwin.
1785, Francis died in New Castle Co., DE.

ii. William Baldwin.

iii. John Baldwin.

iv. Hannah Baldwin.

v. Sarah Baldwin (615), born 1726 in Christiana Hundred, New Castle Co., DE.

vi. Mary Baldwin, born ? in Christiana Hundred, New Castle Co., DE.
Mary married Nicholas Pyle, brother of Sarah’s husband.

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