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1. Title:   Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachuse
Author:   Cutter, W. R.

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a. Note:   , "Very cold. Came home from Salem. Cyrus Baldwin, buried." Cyrus Baldwin was taxed in the West List, Woburn, 1776, and received proportion of a war assessment which he had paid prior to 1777. He lived for a time during the Revolutionary War in Boston, and was first lieutenant of the Eighth Ward company in Colonel Henry Bromfield's (Boston) militia regiment, and commissioend such November 25, 1776. In the dignified manner of the newspapers of the day, the following is the only mention of his death: "Died - At Dunstable, Cyrus Baldwin, Esq., formerly of this town." -- Columbian Centinel, Boston, November 24, 1790. The Varnum Genealogy, page 68, shows that Elizabeth Varnum, born April 26, 1741, daughter of Abraham and his second wife Rachel Varnum, married Cyrus Baldwin of Chelsford, possibly a second wife of this Cyrus. This wife was probably the Mrs. Betsey Baldwin who died in Dracut on January 6, 1827.
Note:   From Samuel Thompson's diary: Date: November 5, 17790, "Fair. Cyrus Baldwin, Esquire, drowned at Dunstable." On Sunday, November 7, following, he recorded the item "Cyrus Baldwin Esquire's corpse brought to Woburn." On November 10, he recorded


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