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Benton County News; April 18, 1930
"Aged Resident of Shellsburg Dies Thursday"
Chancy Baldwin

"Shellsburg, April 18 - Chauncey Baldwin, 83 years old, old settler of Benton county, and a retired farmer, died Thursday at 3:15 p.m. at the Independence hospital after being there several weeks for treatment. Funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock in the Shellsburg Baptist Church by the Rev. Mr. Ward of Cedar Rapids. Burial in the cemetery here. Mr. Baldwin is survived by his widow and the following children, Elmer Baldwin of Palo, Nat Baldwin of Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. Lizzie Fossett of Vinton."

{Submitter comment: Chancy Baldwin was the son of Joseph & Dorcas King Baldwin from Crawford County, PA. He was born January 1848 in Crawford County, PA. He married Adahzilla "Adah" Greenwood July 26, 1867 in Benton County, IA. His children were Addie "Lizzie" Elizabeth, Nathaniel, and Elmer Baldwin.}
Submitted on Mar 20, 2004 by
Doris Baldwin, Doris_Baldwin@msn.com

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The Edmond Sun; Decemter 2, 1948 Page 9
Delbert D. Baldwin
Delbert D. Baldwin

Delbert D. Baldwin, son of Ira and Susan Baldwin, was born in Vinton, Iowa, August 19, 1866. He passed away at his home in Edmond, Friday morning, November 26, 1948 from a heart attack.

He moved with his parents to Northern Kansas in 1870. In 1886 he was united in marriage with Miss Minnie Viola Brooks.

He made the race into the Cherokee Strip in 1893 and took a homestead in Garfield County where the family resided until moving to Edmond in 1903. Mr. Baldwin was engaged in business here for many years. He was a veteran peace officer acting as constable, police, city marshall or traffic officer for a period of twenty years. He has been a representative of the Pennsylvania Insurance Co. for thirty years. He was a member of the First Christian church of Edmond and has been an Odd Fellow for forty-eight years.

One daughter, Mrs. Hattie May Hunt preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Lenora Davis of Edmond, five granddaughters; Mrs. Pauline Hirschfield of Okla. City, Mrs. Irma Kennard of Ft. Sill; Miss Roberta Davis of New York City and Mrs. Murill Jennings and Miss Lorene Davis both of Edmond. He also leaves three sisters in California, two in Kansas.

Services were held Sunday, November 28 in the Baggerley Funeral Chapel with Rev. O.W. Reese in charge. Burial was made in Gracelawn cemetery."

{Submitter comment: Delbert D. Baldwin was son of Ira Baldwin and Susan Vivian Cantonwine Baldwin. His grandparents were Joseph and Dorcas King Baldwin and Michael and Catherine Myers Cantonwine. If anyone is interested, I have copy of his, Minnie's and childrens' tombstones.}
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Doris Baldwin, Doris_Baldwin@msn.com

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Clay Center Times, Clay Center, KS; March 11, 1915
Baldwin: Ira Baldwin
Ira D. Baldwin

"Baldwin: - Ira Baldwin, who has been a resident in Vining, this county, for many years, died at two o'clock in the afternoon of Monday, March 8, after an illness of about three weeks, death occurring at the home in Vining.

The deceased was born in Meadville, PA, April 24, 1839. In the year of 1860 he went into the state of Iowa, and there on october 18th of that year was united in marriage to Miss Susan Cantonwine, who survives him. To Mr. & Mrs. Baldwin were born twelve chidren, those surviving being the following nine; Mrs. Minnie Fullerton of Clyde, Kan; D.D. Baldwin of Edmond, OK; Mrs. ida McInturff and Mrs. Myrtle Peters of California; Mrws. Mattie Walquist of Kansas City; and Mrs. Clara haynes, Mrs. Luella Haynes, Mrs. Eva haynes and William Baldwin all of Vining, Kan. The children were all present at his bedside at the time of his death, except Mrs. McInturff, who resides in Los Angeles, Cal. Besides the wife and children, Mr. Baldwin is also survived by twenty grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one brother, Chancy Baldwin, who resides in Shellsburg, IA.

Mr. Baldwin came to Kansas in the year of 1870 and since that time, continued to reside in the vicinity of Clifton and Vining. His long residence in that neighborhood won for him a wide acquaintance and host of friends. He was a member of the Christian church at Vining, and was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge, No. 181, of clifton, for thirty-five years. Interment was made in the Vining cemetery, under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. Lodge.

A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in our hearts,
Which never can be filled.
Safe in the arms of Jesus;
Safe in his tender care."

{Submitter comment: Ira Baldwin was son of Joseph & Dorcas King Baldwin. He married Susannah Vivian Cantonwine. His brother, Chancy Baldwin lived in Shellsburg, Canton Township, IA. }
Submitted on Apr 5, 2004 by
Doris Baldwin, Doris_Baldwin@msn.com

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"The Economist" Clay Center, KS; July 30, 1930
Mrs. Susan Baldwin Dies at Her Home at Vining
Susan Baldwin

Vining, July 29 - Mrs. Susan Baldwin, nee Cantonwine, was born in Meadville, Pa., October 7, 1842, and died at her home in Vining, Kan., July 25, 1930, aged eighty-seven years, nine months and eighteen days. She was united in marriage to Ira Baldwin at Vinton, Iowa, October 18, 1860. In 1870 she, with her husband, came to Kansas, where she had lived in the vicinity of Clifton and Vining for the past sixty years. Mr. Baldwin passed away March 8, 1915.

Twelve children were born to this union, four preceding the parents in death.

She had been a member of the Christian church in Vining for many years and was a good Christian woman.

The surviving children are D. D. Baldwin, Edmond, OK., William Baldwin, Vining; Mrs. Ida Tomlinson, San Diego, CA; Mrs. Luella Haynes, Mrs. Clara Haynes, Vining, Mrs. Minnie Fullerton, Mrs. Mattie Randall and Mrs. Myrtle Brockelman, all of Pasadena, Cal. There are nineteen grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; also one sister, Mrs. Marie Miller, Kansas City, MO.

Funeral services were held from the Christian church in Vining Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Fred E. Meaders, pastor, officiating, after which the remains were interred in the Vining cemetery.

{Submitter comment: Susan was Susannah Vivian Cantonwine, daughter of Michael and Catherine Myers Cantonwine. Her husband, Ira Baldwin was son of Joseph and Dorcas Baldwin and brother of Chancy Baldwin who lived in Shellsburg, IA }
Submitted on Apr 5, 2004 by
Doris Baldwin, Doris_Baldwin@msn.com

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