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Abraham Baldwin

Abraham Baldwin

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  • Name Abraham Baldwin 
    Born 22 Nov 1754  Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1807  Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 8 Nov 1905  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _FSFTID LHD1-Y85 
    _UID 573101731070E34B98F01C6D7A4B93ABBEF8 
    Buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I96003  mytree
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2015 

    Father Michael Baldwin,   b. 2 Apr 1719, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1787, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Lucy Dudley,   b. 29 Mar 1721, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1758, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1749  Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _STAT MARRIED 
    _UID 82E5EAE2BF33D642AF4B0EA0FEDDA6D2384A 
    Family ID F29935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1754 - Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 1807 - Washington, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 8 Nov 1905 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Baldwin, Abraham b1754 - Portrait
    Baldwin, Abraham b1754 - Portrait

  • Notes 
    • Signer of the US Constitution.

      He was a Connecticut-born and raised minister, Patriot, American politician, and Founding Father. A graduate of Yale University Divinity School, after the Revolutionary War Baldwin became a lawyer. He moved to the U.S. state of Georgia in the mid-1780s to work under the governor and develop its educational system. Baldwin is noted as the developer and founding president of the University of Georgia (1785-1801), the first state-chartered public institution of higher education in the United States.

      After serving in the state Assembly, Baldwin was elected as a Georgia representative in the Continental Congress and one of two signatories from Georgia of the United States Constitution. He served in the United States House of Representatives for five terms and in the Senate from 1799 until his death in office in Washington, DC.