Job Blakeslee

8 December 1713–1713
Quinnipiac, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Job

When Job Blakeslee was born on 8 December 1713, in Quinnipiac, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Sgt. Dea. Moses Blakeslee, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Benton, was 28. He died in 1713, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Sgt. Dea. Moses Blakeslee
1678–1741
Sarah Benton
1685–1756
Moses Blakeslee
1702–1726
Aaron Blakesley
1704–1704
Abner Blakeslee
1705–1726
Sarah Blakeslee
1708–
Lieut. Jesse Blakeslee
1710–1772
Dinah Blakeslee
1712–
Job Blakeslee
1713–1713
Aaron Blakeslee
1716–
Aaron Blakeslee
1717–
Hannah Blakeslee
1719–1785
Phebe Blakeslee
1722–1795
John Blakeslee
1723–1776
Mary Blakeslee
1727–1800
Moses Blakeslee
1728–1807

Parents and Siblings

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+9 More Children

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Job Blackly, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • New England Historical & Genealogical Registry Vol. 56 pgs. 277-89
  • Families of Ancient New Haven

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