Mr. Baldwin, thank you for your posting.I thought it might be helpful to you to provide some further information (in the same format) on Lacyra Eugenia Baldwin, the eldest daughter of Lyman Baldwin & Nancy Booth.This was obtained from her Death Certificate and obituaries of William B. Wesson.She was the maternal grandmother of my mother's father.I also made a correction on Lyman Baldwin.
Descendants of Lyman Baldwin
Generation No. 1
1. LYMAN7 BALDWIN (JOHN6, JARED5, CALEB4, SAMUEL3, JOSIAH2, JOHN1) was born 29 Mar 1802 in Weston, Conn.. He married NANCY BOOTH 22 Dec 1826, daughter of EBEN BOOTH. He died 08 Oct 1875 in Detroit, Mich.
Notes for LYMAN BALDWIN: Colonel. Moved to Auburn, N.Y.He was a saddler, and gained the title of Colonel, Moved to Detroit, Michigan. He was Sheriff of Wayne County, Michigan (1851-1852).
Children of LYMAN BALDWIN and NANCY BOOTH are:
i.LACYRA EUGENIA8 BALDWIN (LYMAN7, JOHN6, JARED5, CALEB4, SAMUEL3, JOSIAH2, JOHN1), was born 31 Oct 1827 in Connecticut.She married 1) HILL 1844, 2) WILLIAM BRIGHAM WESSON 15 Jul 1852, son of REV. WILLIAM BRIGHAM WESSON and AZUBAH MARIA GRAVES. He was born 21 Mar 1820.She died 12 Jul 1908 in Detroit, Mich.
Notes for LACYRA EUGENIA BALDWIN: Lived in Detroit, Michigan
Notes for WILLIAM BRIGHAM WESSON: Born in Hardwick, Mass. Moved to Detroit, Mich., with his sister, Maria Lorraine Wesson, and brother-in-law, Moses Field Dickinson, when he was 13.Attended University of Michigan 1841-1842; ill health prevented graduation.Entered law office of Van Dyke & Emmons in Detroit and admitted to bar.Formed a real estate development partnership with Albert Crane and was actively engaged in the business for 20 years. Helped secure completion of the Detroit, Lansing & Northern Railroad and served as its president. Helped organize and served as president of the Wayne County Savings Bank. Elected to a term as a State Senator (1872-1874) representing Michigan’s 1st District (Detroit-Wayne County). Died 18 Jun 1890.
Children of LACYRA BALDWIN and WILLIAM WESSON are:
i.HENRY ELTON WESSON, b. 1855; d. 14 Nov 1881 ii.EDITH EUGENIA BALDWIN WESSON, b. 16 Aug 1859; d. 13 Feb 1923