Rev. Solomon Blakeslee

9 November 1762–10 April 1835 (Age 72)
New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Solomon

When Rev. Solomon Blakeslee was born on 9 November 1762, in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Zophar Blakeslee, was 32 and his mother, Eunice Ives, was 30. He married Alma Chapman on 8 March 1795, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. He died on 10 April 1835, in New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Otsego, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Solomon Blakeslee
1762–1835
Anna Chapman
1767–1845
Marriage: 8 April 1795
Edward Blakeslee
1790–1875
Daniel Chapman Blakeslee
1796–
Edward Solomon Blakslee
1798–
Eveline Blakeslee
1805–
Henrietta Blakeslee
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1795
children

(5)

    Male1790–1875Male

    Male1796–Male

    Edward Solomon Blakslee

    Male1798–Male

    Eveline Blakeslee

    Female1805–Female

    Henrietta Blakeslee

    Female1808–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Blakeslee

    Female1759–1844Female

    Abraham Blakeslee

    Male1761–1813Male

    Male1762–1835Male

    Amelia Blakeslee

    Female1764–1831Female

    Female1767–1853Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 14

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 21

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Blakesley, from an Old English personal name Blæcwulf + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, ‘glade’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Solomon Blakslee in entry for Daniel Chapman Blakslee, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Solomon in entry for Evelina Blakslee, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Rev Soloman Blakeslee, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

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