Joseph Blodgett III

1745–1819 (Age 73)
Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Blodgett III was born on 19 May 1745, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Blodget, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Haynes, was 22. He married Lucy Munger on 10 November 1768, in Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 March 1819, in Hudson, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hudson, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Blodgett III
Lucy Munger
Marriage: 10 November 1768
Rufus Blodgett
Joseph Blodgett
Calvin Blodgett
Alvina Blodgett
William Blodgett
Polly Blodgett
Lyman Blodgett

Spouse & Children

10 November 1768
Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 31

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

Age 31

New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 41

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized form of Dutch Bloetgoet ( see Bloodgood ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Blodget, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joseph Blodgett, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900

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