Betty Blodgett

about 1794–
Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Betty

When Betty Blodgett was born about 1794, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, William Blodgett, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Stark, was 25.

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William Blodgett
Sarah Stark
Maria Louise Blodgett
Betty Blodgett
Caleb Blodget
Charles Stark Blodget

Parents and Siblings



    Maria Louise Blodgett


    Caleb Blodget


    Betty Blodgett


    Charles Stark Blodget


World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 14

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

Name Meaning

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

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

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