Hero B. Baldwin

Male 1888 -


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  • Name Hero B. Baldwin  [1
    Born May 1888  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I9589  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2013 

    Father Francis M. Baldwin,   b. Feb 1859, Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1911, Canton, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Emma J. Ledbetter,   b. Feb 1869, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1887  [1, 2
    Family ID F2377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth M.,   b. Abt 1896, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry I. Baldwin
     2. John R. Baldwin
     3. Frank D. Baldwin
     4. Richard G. Baldwin
     5. Rosemary Baldwin
     6. Elizabeth Baldwin
     7. Charles A. Baldwin
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F6827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    BALDWIN: Two Brothers Meet In Navy Recruiting Officer Here After Separation of Ten Years
    BALDWIN: Two Brothers Meet In Navy Recruiting Officer Here After Separation of Ten Years
    Compilation of two newspaper articles documenting the meeting of Harry and Grant Baldwin during WW I. 8 June 1919 and 22 June 1919, The New Orleans States newspaper.

  • Notes 
    • Hero B. Baldwin and Hazel B. Baldwin are twins, as given by their birth month & year on the 1900 US Census of Canton, McPherson, Kansas.

      Going by the name Harry B. Baldwin, in the New Orleans States newspaper, dated 8 June 1919 p. 27 and 22 June 1919 p. 5, Harry is living at 2013 Milan Street, New Orleans, LA, working as a Marine recruiter (rank: Sergeant) in the office at 617 Common Street. The article states Harry has just accidentally met his brother Grant O. Baldwin for the first time in 10 years; Grant was in New Orleans, having just served actively in WWI in Argonne, Muese, and Champaigne Sectors in France. He was to be stationed at Marine Barracks, Quantico, VA. Grant was a member of the 83rd company, 6th Regiment U.S. Marines. The article also states that “Harry has been a member of the Marines for eight years and has seen service in various parts of the world.”

      In the 1940 Census, Harry is still serving as a Sergeant in the Marines, living with his wife Ruth M., and 7 of their 8 children in military housing at Parris Island, Beaufort, South Carolina. (familysearch.org, 1940 Census, South Carolina, Beaufort, Beaufort Township, E.D. 7-6. Sheet 12B, Line #74-80, also Charles A. Baldwin on the next page, Sheet 13A, Line #1. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S702] Ancestry Pedigree for Julie Monson, jamstamper@gmail.com.

    2. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).