Lester Munroe Blodgett

25 March 1886–16 July 1953 (Age 67)
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lester Munroe

When Lester Munroe Blodgett was born on 25 March 1886, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonas Herbert Blodgett, was 31 and his mother, Minnie Ann Monroe, was 28. He married Rosemond Ruth Miles on 15 October 1919, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 July 1953, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Lester Munroe Blodgett
Rosemond Ruth Miles
Marriage: 15 October 1919
Ruth W. Blodgett
Herbert Blodgett

Spouse and Children

15 October 1919
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States



    Herbert Blodgett


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lester Blodgett in household of Lucinda Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester Blodgett in household of Eliza D Bryden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lester M Blodgett in household of John J Keay, "United States Census, 1930"

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