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