Joseph Blodgett

Male19 January 1804–27 March 1888

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Blodgett was born on 19 January 1804, in Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Blodgett, was 32 and his mother, Polly Greenleaf, was 30. He married Rosanna Utley on 9 May 1827, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. 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, and was buried in Stannard, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Blodgett
Rosanna Utley
Marriage: 9 May 1827
Pvt Ephraim F Blodgett
Sally Blodgett
Pvt Charles O Blodgett
Samuel J Blodgett
William Henry Blodgett

Sources (26)

  • Jos Blodgett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Blodgett - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Joseph Blodgett
  • Marriage Record of Joseph Blodgett and Abigail Sawyer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1827Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 8

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 26

    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

    English: unexplained. This surname is no longer found in Britain.

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

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