trying to find information on William George -NY to WI Family story passed down that William George Baldwin came from England. My Dad was told that they couldn't bring their money with them because they were Irish. Here is what is known. 1870 Censes records show that William George BALDWIN (39) was living in Wisconsin with his wife Mary (Starks)(29) and four Children: Frank ,9, Nelly 7, and Fred 5 and Matty 2. All the Children listed here were born in New York. He does not show up in the Censes records for 1860. He married Mary on November 4,1858 in Weyauwega. WI. (There is a family story he went to Canada to avoid the Civil War. ) The marriage was registerd on Nov 22,1858. This leads one to believe he left WI For some reason between 1858 and 1870, but decided to return. Following records of Children: Census records show: for 1890: Town of Norse in Ashland Co. Frank Baldwin born Apr 1861 New York, age 39 (William George and Mary's son) no wife or children listed. My Dad said he had two children. One son was also named Frank. (Johnson) Eugene Baldwin born Mar 1874 Wisconsin, age 26 (my grandfather) M to Ola Surrepta Beck Baldwin -children Edward born April 1898 and Dorothy born May 1900 . (My father Marshall Eugene was born in 1907 in Racine Wis. )
Columbia County Portage : Samantha (Matty) born 1868 in NY , m to Frank Kaiser - one child living- Catherine born Sept 1891.