Joseph Blodgett

20 August 1803–27 March 1888 (Age 84)
Grafton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Blodgett was born on 20 August 1803, in Grafton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Benjamin Blodgett, was 31 and his mother, Polly Greenleaf, was 29. He married Rosanna Utley in 1829. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Goshen Gore, Caledonia, Vermont, United States in 1860 and Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1880. He died on 27 March 1888, in Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 84.

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Joseph Blodgett
Rosanna Utley
Marriage: 1829
Ephraim Blodgett
Sally Blodgett
Charles O Blodgett
Samuel Blodgett
William H Blodgett

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 5

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 27

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Jos Blodgett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Blodgett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Blodgett, "United States Census, 1880"

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