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Death Of J. D. Baldwin

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Jcsepli Dorr Baldwin, of Ann Arbor town, dled Tnesday, Ang. lSfifa, it Iiis home on Qeddes ave., afler a eomewhat protructed lints5, from a com pi icatiou of diseascs, arising Iroin ati attnek f the grippe la winter. He was bom at Unldwlnsville, N. Y., Muy 27, 1814, and was constquently 70 yearsold at tlie time ut' bil death. Mr. Baldwiii caine to Detroit in 183ü, and to Aun Albur in 1847, Wbere lie lias livtd ever sinee. He leaves a wifo, one son and one daughter, Mrs. Prof. J. B. D ivií of tlils city and Kugene F. Baldwin, of Jiickson, Miss. The diceastd was one of the most prominent fruit growtra of tbls sectlon of the state, and at the time of Iris deatli wiis pnsidcnt of the Washtenaw County l'omolngical Society, in the proceedings of whiih he has always been ileeply Intcic.-ted. Mr. Baldwin's father was Dr. Cyius Bildwin, ii proiiiintiit physician ot the K ui ] iirt' stilt', in wlmse honor Baldwlnsville was named. Hts mother was Snsan D.)ir, of Boston, a dmigliter of one lif the faoliüeiH wlio, disuised as Indiana, tliiew (iverbourd that mumornblo luad of tea in Boston hal'bor. In 1847 liucanm to tliis city and located 134 acres of land, a pol tion of whicli now comprises the of Eugene B. and Louis P. Hall and llie land in that vicinity owned by Mrs. Israel Hall. He was married Ang. lat, 1839, to KIss Elizihcth F. Hubbiird, of Oswego, N. Y., who survives hiin. He had been n leadiuj; member of the Congregational church In re sinre its orüanization. Funeral scivices will be held trom the reidencP, on Friday afternoon, at 4 o'dock. .


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