James Baldridge (?-1655)
MSA SC 3520-2836
Born in England. Wife: Dorothy (d. 1662). Siblings: Thomas. Children: Jane; unknown daughter (m. Alexander Baynham); William (m. Elizabeth). Protestant. Died c. 1655; inventory for his estate filed in Westmoreland County, Virginia in 1655.
Arrived in Maryland in 1634 with first settlers on the Ark and
Dove. Sheriff and coroner; St. Mary's County, 1637/38-1638/39. Freeman
in attendance of General Assembly, 1637/38. Possibly active in Ingle's
Rebellion, 1645-1646; brother Thomas one of the rebellion's leaders. Went
to England on behalf of rebels, 1645. Possibly moved to Virginia, c. 1642.
Justice of peace, Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1655.
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