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William Albert Baldridge

Birthplace: County Londonderry or Tyrone, Ulster Province, Ireland
Death: November 25, 1772 (83)
Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania
Place of Burial: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Baldridge; Richard Baldridge of Wales; Sarah Baldridge and Sarah O'Riley
Husband of Jeanntte Holmes, W 8 GGP and Janette Baldridge
Father of Margaret Baldridge, W 7 GGP; John Baldridge; Alexander Baldridge; Margaret Poston; Michael Baldridge and 2 others

Occupation: Came to America abt. 1726 on the Queen Margaret., Farmer & Weaver
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About William Albert Baldridge

Emigration: 1726 Emigrated to America w/ wife and 5 children. Arriving in Philadelphia aboard the Queen Margaret.

Occupation: BET 1714 AND 1726 Yeomen -- a class of small, independent freeholding farmers.

Occupation: BET 1726 AND 1766 Farmer & weaver, in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania

William and Janette Baldridge lived the remainder of their lives as farmers/weavers on land Note: ey colonized just north of the present-day Mason-Dixon Line, between Octoraro Creek and the eastern bank of the Susquehanna River. It is believed they were members of the Muddy Run Society, Little Britain Congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Lancaster County, where they were very likely buried, although there are no known tombstones there bearing their names.

William Baldridge died on 25 November 1772 in Little Britain Township, and his Last Will and Testament dated 9 January 1767 was probated on 14 January 1773 and recorded in Will Book “C”, Volume 1. Page 124, Official Records of Lancaster County. Janette died there between 1767 and 1773, purportedly on 28 July 1768.

William Albert Baldrige Birth: Nov. 11, 1689, Ireland Death: Nov. 25, 1772 Pennsylvania, USA

Name: William Baldridge Year: 1745 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Family Members: Wife & 3 sons & 3 daughters Source Publication Code: 9450 Primary Immigrant: Baldridge, William

Annotation: Published extracts from The Magazine of American Genealogy, section 4, nos. 1-27 (1929 - [1932]). Good compilation but incomplete, since publication of the magazine was suspended; it contains names from beginning of alphabet through 'Battles' only. Source

Source Bibliography: VIRKUS, FREDERICK A., editor. Immigrants to America before 1750. An Alphabetical List of Immigrants to the Colonies, before 1750, Compiled from Official and Other Records. Surnames 'A through Battles.' Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. 220p. Page: 135

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 Janette Baldrige Holmes (1694 - 1768)

Burial: Lancaster Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Created by: Dave Isaacs Record added: Mar 07, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 106337783

Immigrated to the US in 1745

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William Albert Baldridge's Timeline

November 11, 1689
County Londonderry or Tyrone, Ulster Province, Ireland
November 11, 1715
Coleraine, County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
October 5, 1717
Ulster, Ireland
January 19, 1719
Colerain, Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland
Coleraine, Ulster, Ireland
May 19, 1726
Coleraine, County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
September 5, 1732
Coleraine, County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
November 25, 1772
Age 83
Lancaster County, Province of Pennsylvania