Zilpah Blakeslee

Female24 June 1734–1750

Brief Life History of Zilpah

When Zilpah Blakeslee was born on 24 June 1734, in Quinnipiac, New Haven Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Daniel Blakeslee, was 24 and her mother, Miriam Hodge, was 22. She died in 1750, in her hometown, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Blakeslee
1711–1751
Miriam Hodge
1712–1742
John Blakeslee
1732–
Zilpah Blakeslee
1734–1750
Daniel Blakeslee Jr.
1736–
Miriam Blakeslee
1738–1819
Simry Blakeslee
1739–1740
Captain David Blakeslee Sr.
1741–1823

Sources (3)

  • Zilpah Blaksley, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • New England Historical & Genealogical Registry Vol. 56 pgs. 277-89
  • Families of Ancient New Haven

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Siblings (6)

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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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