Rev. Solomon Blakslee

Male9 November 1762–10 April 1835

Brief Life History of Solomon

When Rev. Solomon Blakslee was born on 9 November 1762, in New Haven, 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.

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Rev. Solomon Blakslee
Anna Chapman
Marriage: 8 April 1795
Edward Blakeslee
Daniel Chapman Blakeslee
Edward Solomon Blakslee
Eveline Blakeslee
Henrietta Blakeslee

Sources (16)

  • Solomon Blackslee, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Solomon Blakeslee, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Solomon Blakslee in entry for Daniel Chapman Blakslee, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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  • Marriage
    8 April 1795
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 14

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 19

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    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 called Blakesley, from an Old English personal name, Blæcwulf, + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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