Sidney Bennett Blood

27 February 1869–14 May 1944 (Age 75)
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sidney Bennett

When Sidney Bennett Blood was born on 27 February 1869, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles Edwin Blood, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Louisa Bennett, was 27. He married May Etta Martin on 30 June 1898, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1910 and Ridgefield Park Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 25 years. He died on 14 May 1944, at the age of 75, and was buried in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Bennett Blood
May Etta Martin
Marriage: 30 June 1898
Sydney M Blood
Lynda May Blood

Spouse and Children

30 June 1898
Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


    Sydney M Blood


    Lynda May Blood


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edwin Blood


    Hannah Louisa Bennett




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 10

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: evidently from Old English blōd ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative.2 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’ ( see Lloyd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sidney B Blood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sidney B Blood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sidney B Blood, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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