George W Bledsoe

1807–August 1847 (Age 40)
Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Bledsoe was born in 1807, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edward Bledsoe, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Marshall, was 19. He married Sarah Lynch in 1835, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in August 1847, at the age of 40.

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George W Bledsoe
Sarah Lynch
Marriage: 1835
Joseph Martin Bledsoe

Spouse and Children

Gibson, Tennessee, United States


    Joseph Martin Bledsoe


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 12

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. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blīð (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlāw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bledsoe in entry for J. M. Bledsoe, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • George W Bledsoe, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • George W Bledsoe, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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