Individual Record 14

Name}   Baldwin, Leslie George* Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  2 Aug 1875 Place} Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey
Marr.: Date} Cir 1897 Place} Cedar Grove, Essex, New Jersey   (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 23 Jan 1954 Place} Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Burial: Date} Aft  23 Jan 1954 Place} Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}  51 = Letter
Source 2}  52 = Interview
Source 3}  28 = 1880 USA cen
Source 4} 250 = Birth certif
Source 5}  22 = 1900 USA cen
Source 6}  25 = 1900 USA cen
Source 7} 1479=Photograph
Source 8} 231 = 1910 USA cen
Source 9} 747 = 1910 USA cen
Source 10}251 = Marriage rec
Source 11}845 = Military rec
Source 12}890 = 1920 USA cen
Source 13}1253=Photographs
Source 14}1266=Heirloom/Mem
Source 15}886 = Funeral rec
Source 16}601 = Obituary
Source 17}220 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Daniel Webster Baldwin & Evelena Jacobus
   Relationship No.} 16
1st Household No.} 22 = Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey
      Occupation 1} Bookkeeper
       Occupation 2} Real estate agent
  Religion/Church} Protestant
Spouses:   Prime} Pettit, Frances Lydia (Fannie)
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Leslie George Baldwin was born 2 Aug 1875 in Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey.  In the 1880 U.S. census, he was living with his parents, Daniel and Evelena, and older brother Edward, in Caldwell.  He married Frances Lydia Pettit in 1894 in nearby Cedar Grove.  Wilfred, their first child was born 21 Dec 1895, and Evelyn was born 8 Dec 1896.  At the time of Evelyn's birth, the family was living on Pompton Road, Cedar Grove, Essex.
340 Atlantic Avenue Leslie and Frances moved to Newark, Essex, New Jersey.  In the 1900 U.S. census, Leslie, Frances, and Evelyn were living on Wright Street in Newark.  Their son Wilfred was living with his grandparents, Daniel and Evalina Baldwin, in the Verona Township, Essex.  Leslie was a clerk for a broker.  He is seen at right in 1904.

In the 1910 U.S. census, Leslie and Frances, with Evelyn, were living in Rahway City, Union, New Jersey.  Leslie was now a real estate agent.  Their son Wilfred was still living with his grandparents, now in Caldwell.

On 12 Sep 1918, Leslie registered with the Hudson County, New Jersey draft board.  He was described as tall, of medium build, with gray eyes and brown hair.  He and his wife Frances were living at 228 Rector Street, Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey.  He was a supervisor in a munitions works firm, the International Arms and Fuse Co.  It was located at Bloomfield Ave. and Grove, in Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, and it made time fuses for shells.

In January of 1920, the U.S. census records Leslie and Wilfred, his son, as lodgers in a residence at 123 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  They were both listed as being salesmen for a brokerage.  In later years, Leslie lived apart from his wife, with an unknown woman.  *He also became known as George L. Baldwin.

His last residence was 85 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, New York.  He had resided in Brooklyn for 25 years, and previously, Rahway, New Jersey, for 6 years.  He had been a real estate broker, after being in the sand and contracting business for a number of years.  In Rahway, he had been a member of the Rahway Lodge of Elks.

Frances Baldwin, Leslie George Baldwin, Evelyn Miller, Ruth Miller Evelyn Miller, Leslie George Baldwin, Frances Baldwin Wilfred Baldwin, Frances Baldwin, Leslie George Baldwin George L. Baldwin died 23 Jan 1954 in Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.  He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, New Jersey.

Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} Elks/B.P.O.E.
Baptism Date}   Place}   George L. Baldwin
Confirm. Date}   Photos} George L. Baldwin
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 23 May 2014
Date Created}    9 Apr 1993
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