Martha Baldwin1

#2507, (March 1645 - 7 January 1675/76)
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*Joseph Baldwin2 (s 1613 - 1684)
Mother*Hannah Whitlock3 (c 1616 - b 1670)


John Hawks Jr b. 1643
Children 1.John1 Hawks5 (1671 - c 1672)
 2.John Hawks III+5 (c 1673 - 1704)
 3.Hannah Hawks+6 (1675 - 1744)
Martha Baldwin was also known as Martha Baldwin.3 
Birthcirca March 1645She was born circa March 1645 at Milford, Connecticut.3,4 
Baptism*March 1645She was baptized in March 1645 at First Church of Christ, Milford, Connecticut; New Haven Colony.3 
26 December 1667 As of 26 December 1667,her married name was Hawks.2 
Marriage*26 December 1667She married John Hawks Jr, son of John Hawks and Elizabeth _____, on 26 December 1667 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.2 
Death*7 January 1675/76She died on 7 January 1675/76 at age 30.2 


  1. [S290] Sylvester Judd and Lucius Boltwood, History of Hadley, including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby Masssachusetts (Springfield, Mass.: H.R. Hunting and Company, 1905), pp. 188-199.
  2. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), pp. 188-199.
  3. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 55.
  4. [S1154] Samuel H. Congar, "Genealogical Notices of the First Settlers of Newark", Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society VI: Supplement (1866): p. 107, Martha 1647.
  5. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, Genealogies p. 189.
  6. [S287] Walter Gilbert, Genealogy of Walter Gilbert, online, 526–527. John Hawks was born in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, on Sunday, August 13, 1643, and died after 1721. Martha Baldwin was born in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, in—say—1645, and died in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, on January 7, 1676. They were married on Thursday, December 26, 1667. She took the name Martha Hawks. He is the son of John Hawkes and Elizabeth Browne. They had three children:
    i.John Hawkes was born on June 26, 1671. It is assumed that he died young because of the existence of:      
    ii.John Hawkes was born in Hatfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1673. He married Thankful Smead; they had four children.      
    iii.Hannah Hawks [#263]: She was born in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, in 1675, and died on April 7, 1744.

    Citations: Sources: Hannah's birth record in the Barbour Collection of the Connecticut State Library; Lane, Imogene HawksJohn Hawkes—A Founder of Hadley, Massachusetts, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, 1980, Library of Congress: 89-80835.