John Searcy Bleazard

Brief Life History of John Searcy

When John Searcy Bleazard was born on 24 October 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, John Hopwood Bleazard, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Searcy, was 32. He lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Washington, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 23 February 1922, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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John Hopwood Bleazard
Sarah Searcy
Dorcas Searcy Bleazard
John Searcy Bleazard
Miriam Bleazard
James Searcy Blazzard Sr.
Ellen Searcy Bleazard
Thomas Blazzard

Sources (10)

  • John Pectol in household of Sarah Pectol, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Searcy Blazzard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Searcy Bleazard, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, Utah Territory, United States 1851: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Blessed, from Middle English iblescede ‘blessed, happy, fortunate’.

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

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Sarah Searcy Miller Blazzard Pectol, memorial in Birth: Mar. 15, 1815 Rutherford County North Carolina, USA Death: Mar. 18, 1889 Saint George Washington County Utah, USA Daughter Robe …

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