Mary Baldwin1

#2667, (circa June 1644 - 4 April 1704)
Relationship7th great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*Joseph Baldwin1 (s 1613 - 1684)
Mother*Hannah Whitlock1 (c 1616 - b 1670)


John Catlin Jr b. bt 1638 - 1643, d. 1704
Children 1.John1 Catlin8 (1663 - s 1663)
 2.Mary Catlin+8 (c 1664 - 1703/4)
 3.Hannah Catlin+8 (1670 - 1747)
 4.Elizabeth Catlin+8 (c 1672 - 1703/4)
 5.Sarah Catlin8 (c 1674 - )
 6.Esther Catlin+8 (1675 - 1733)
 7.Joseph Catlin+8 (c 1677 - 1703/4)
 8.Jonathan Catlin9 (c 1680 - 1703/4)
 9.Ruth Catlin8 (c 1684 - )
 10.John Catlin III+8 (1687 - 1766)
History of Deerfield II, p. 104, the Deerfield Raid: "no family suffered more than his at the desolation of the town 1704." John was killed at his home, and Mary, though she survived, died soon after the Raid. Their children Jonathan and John died in the Raid. Their dau. Elizabeth (Corse) was captured and killed enroute to Canada. Their children Ruth and Joseph were captured, but later redeemed. Their dau. Mary and her husb., Thomas French, were captured with five of their children (another, John, age 1 was killed in the Raid). Mary died enroute to Canada. Thomas along with their dau. Mary and son Thomas Jr. were ransomed in 1706. Thomas and Mary's daus. Freedom, age 12, Martha, age 9, and Abigail, age 7, were taken to Canada and remained there.2,3 
Birth*circa June 1644She was born circa June 1644 at Milford, Connecticut.1,4 
Baptism23 June 1644She was baptized on 23 June 1644 at First Church of Christ, Milford, Connecticut; New Haven Colony.1 
23 September 1662 As of 23 September 1662,her married name was Catlin.5 
Marriage*23 September 1662She married John Catlin Jr, son of John Catlin and Isabella Ward, on 23 September 1662 at Connecticut; poss. Newark NJ or Hadfield MA or Wethersfield CT.5 
before 1676She and John Catlin Jr removed to Newark, New Jersey, before 1676.6 
Death*4 April 1704She died on 4 April 1704 at Deerfield, Massachusetts Bay.7 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), p. 55.
  2. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 104.
  3. [S1512] John Williams, The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion (Boston: Samuel Hall, 1795). Reprinted Springfield, Mass.: H. R. Huntting Co., 1908, pp. 201-202. Hereinafter cited as Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion.
  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, Hannah 1645.
  5. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 55: "Mary, bap. June 23, 1644; m. Sept. 23, 1662,John Catlin, with whom she rem. fr. Newark to Dfd. abt. 1683."
  6. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, Genealogies p. 104.
  7. [S1229] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Deerfield 1675–1898, Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), compiler, Provo, UT and Oxford, MA, Deerfield Record of Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1675-1844, Births and Deaths (Family group pages), p. 59, img. 54/481, Births and Deaths in John Catlin's Family.
  8. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 104-105.
  9. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, p. 105.