Lyman Blodgett

1794–1872 (Age 78)
Westmoreland, Shelter Island, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Lyman

When Lyman Blodgett was born on 15 October 1794, in Westmoreland, Shelter Island, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Blodgett III, was 49 and his mother, Lucy Munger, was 47. He married Betsey Townsend on 23 March 1811. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pamelia, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1850 and Le Ray, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 December 1872, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Blodgett
1794–1872
Betsey Townsend
1793–1852
Marriage: 23 March 1811
William Blodgett
1811–1890
Maria Charlotte Blodgett
1813–1853
Orlin Blodgett
1815–1873
Lewis Blodgett
1817–1907
Ambrose Blodgett
1819–1886
Mary Blodgett
1821–
Esther Blodgett
1823–1843
Lyman Blodgett
1828–
Celia Blodgett
1829–1906
Betsey Ann Blodgett
1831–
Cordelia Blodgett
1834–1890

Spouse & Children

  • Male1794–1872Male

  • Betsey Townsend

    Female1793–1852Female

MARRIAGE
23 March 1811
children

(11)

  • William Blodgett

    Male1811–1890Male

  • Maria Charlotte Blodgett

    Female1813–1853Female

  • Orlin Blodgett

    Male1815–1873Male

  • Lewis Blodgett

    Male1817–1907Male

  • Ambrose Blodgett

    Male1819–1886Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 3

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lyman Blodgett in household of Colin Blodgett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lyman Blodget in household of Orlin Blodget, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lyman Blodget in household of Orlin Blodget, "New York State Census, 1865"

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