Miriam Blodgett

25 April 1771–12 January 1837 (Age 65)
Stafford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Blodgett was born on 25 April 1771, in Stafford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Capt Silas Blodgett, was 40 and her mother, Abigail Kibbey, was 34. She married Robert Coates in 1795, in Knox, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 12 January 1837, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Coates
Miriam Blodgett
Marriage: 1795
Sally Coates

Spouse and Children

Knox, Albany, New York, United States


    Sally Coates


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 10

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 18

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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 (2)

  • Miriam Blodgett, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Miriam Blodgett Coates, "Find A Grave Index"

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