Notes for Ida E. Baldwin: 1930 Census - Precinct 1, Nillwood, Macoupin County, Illinois, ED 59-45, April3, 1930
CRAWFORD, Samuel S. age 69, married first time at age 19, born ILL as parents, born 1860 wife, Ida age 56, married first time at age 23, born 1876, lists her birth in ? and her father in NJ and mother in VA and this does not connect with other data. Note: Occupations include: coal miner, farmer, telegraph operator, trucking and teacher.
1920 Census - South Otter, Macoupin County, Illinois, ED 13, January 1, 1930 CRAWFORD, S. S. head, rents age 59, born Ill., father in Kentucky, mother in Ill., General Farmer wife, Ida E. age 46, born VA, father in NJ, mother in VA NEIGHBOR: Crawford, A. B., head, age 30 wife, Nettie age 30 son, Walter Lee age 5 daughter, Virda L. age 5 son, ?, age ?
1910 Census - North Otter Township, Macoupin County, Illinois, ED 61, Roll 309 CRAWFORD, Samuel, head, age 50, married 3 times, now married 5 years, born Illinois, father Tenn. and mother Ill. and occupation listed as Farmer, 1 child born and 1 living. wife, Ida E. age 36, married 1 time, 1 child born and 1 living, born VA, father in NJ and mother in Maine. son, Crawford, Roy age 11, born Ill. son, Charles R. age 4, born Portland, Oregon Note: Roy is the son of Samuel, by a previous wife. Charles R. is the natural son of Ida and Samuel. There is oral information to say that Charles was shot by his own riffle after squirrel hunting. He stood on a stool to hang it over a door and fell and the gun discharged and shot him. Roy was a step son to Ida and alive when she went to Seattle, Washington to christen the USS Baldwin, named for her Civil War hero father, Charles Baldwin.
1900 Census - Washington, DC BALDWIN, Charles wife, Levenia son, Randolph daughter, RAYMOND, Ida E son in law. Raymond, Frank grandson, William Note: Between this census and 1905 Ida's husband and son are lost from the records. I assume they died. Ida is listed in the 1910 census with new husband and married for 5 years. I do not know how she or why she went to the west coast or whether she met Samuel Crawford in Illinois or the coast. We do know she was married to Samuel Crawford and had son, Charles R., while in Portland, Oregon. jbh/2003
More About Ida E. Baldwin: Burial: Unknown, Cherry Cemetery, North Otter Township, Macoupin County, Illinois. Census 1: 1900, Roll 164, Book 1, pg. 244a, Washington, DC in home with husband, son, brother, Randolph, single and parents Charles and Levenia.. Census 2: 1910, North Otter Township, Macoupin County, Illinois, listed at age 36 with husband, step son and a natural son.. Census 3: 1920, South Otter, Macoupin County, Illinois, listed at age 46 with husband.. Census 4: 1930, Nillwood, Maccoupin County, Illinois, listed as wife to Samuel S. Crawford.. Christening USS Baldwin: June 14, 1942, BALDWIN received three battle stars for her WW 2 service. Ida E. Crawford was sponsor of USS Baldwin, picture of christening has a boy in it. This is step son, Roy.. Information 1: Personal letter shows she had diabetes. Information 2: Step-son Roy, had a daughter Betty Jane Crawford Munson.. Information 3: December 15, 1873, Birth Certificate (page 73 line number 4) King George County, VA. Father, Charles Baldwin, mother Levinia Baldwin. Father-Mechanic. Date recorded: August 1, 1883. . Occupation: Nurse with Salvation Army in Illinois. Residence: 1943, Nilwood, Macoupin, Illinois. Widow: 1943, At death, Ruth O. Frantz, Virden, Ill. was informant for DC.
More About Ida E. Baldwin and Frank Raymond: Marriage: Abt. January 1900, Washington, DC.
More About Ida E. Baldwin and Samuel Simuel Crawford: Marriage: Abt. 1905