Althea Blood

30 March 1747–13 June 1748 (Age 1)
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Althea

When Althea Blood was born on 30 March 1747, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Silas Blood I, was 21 and her mother, Alathea Martin Blood, was 20. She died on 13 June 1748, in her hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Silas Blood I
1725–1794
Alathea Martin Blood
1727–1767
Althea Blood
1747–1748
Aletheah Blood
Eleanor Blood
1749–1790
Althea Ann Blood
1751–1826
Susanna Blood
1753–1753
Silas Blood II
1755–1844
Abraham Blood
1757–1775
Reuben Blood
1758–1783
Olive Blood
1761–1765
Noah Blood
1762–
Asa Blood
1764–1846
Abner Blood
1766–1846

Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English: evidently from Old English blōd ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative.2 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’ ( see Lloyd ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Allathear Blood, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alathea #1 Blood -

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