Dudley Chase Blodgett

15 November 1815–December 1856 (Age 41)
Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Dudley Chase

When Dudley Chase Blodgett was born on 15 November 1815, in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Luther Blodgett, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Starkweather, was 28. He married Mary Patience Granger on 1 May 1845, in West Randolph, Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Winnebago, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. He died in December 1856, in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Dudley Chase Blodgett
Mary Patience Granger
Marriage: 1 May 1845
Dr. Dudley E. Blodgett
Walter Benjamin Blodgett
John Granger Blodgett
George Hoy Reed Blodgett

Spouse and Children

1 May 1845
West Randolph, Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States


    Dr. Dudley E. Blodgett


    Walter Benjamin Blodgett


    John Granger Blodgett


    George Hoy Reed Blodgett


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized form of Dutch Bloetgoet ( see Bloodgood ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dudley C Blodgett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Dudley Chase Blodgett in entry for George Blodgett, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Dudley C Blodgett in entry for Dudley Edward Blodgett, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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