John Blinstone

Maleabout 1747–

Brief Life History of John

When John Blinstone was born about 1747, in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, his father, Edward Blinstone, was 19 and his mother, Mother Blinstone, was 19. He married Margaret Pierpoint on 27 August 1768, in Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1768 and Witton, Cheshire, England in 1768.

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John Blinstone
Margaret Pierpoint
Marriage: 27 August 1768
John Blinstone
Emma Blinstone
George Blinstone
William Blinstone

Sources (4)

  • John Blinstone, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"
  • Unknown in entry for John Blinston, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • John Blinstone, "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1768Witton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 5

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 7

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 40

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Blundeston (Suffolk).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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