Baldwin, Charles R
Baldwin, Charles R.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Stockbridge, Mass., March 17, 1803. He received an excellent early education; emigrated to Virginia in young manhood, and became a successful lawyer; experienced conversion in 1833, united with the Presbyterians, and a few months later withdrew and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church. Shortly afterwards he received license to exhort, and in 1834 united with the Ohio Conference. In 1838, in addition to his pulpit labors, he was induced to take charge of the Methodist Seminary at Parkersburg. He died in 1841. Mr. Baldwin was a devoted Christian, a warm and sympathetic preacher, an affectionate and generous parent, and a firm and constant friend. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1841, p. 148.