Giles Blodgett

about 1775–1806 (Age 31)
Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Giles

When Giles Blodgett was born about 1775, in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Seth Blodgett, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Orcutt, was 32. He married Bethiah Rich on 26 January 1800, in Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1806, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Giles Blodgett
Bethiah Rich
Marriage: 26 January 1800
Sabrah Blodgett
Caroline Glasson

Spouse and Children

26 January 1800
Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Silvanus Blodgett


    Timothy Blodgett



    Seth Blodgett



+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 1

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 11

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 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Conway's of Ireland (Family Tree)

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