Abraham Blakeslee (1695 - 1759) MP

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Birthplace: New Haven, CT, USA
Death: Died in North Haven, CT, USA
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About Abraham Blakeslee

Abraham  Blakesley {Ebenezer,  Samuel), born Dec. 15, 1695,

married Mar. 15, 1721-2, Elizabeth Cooper. She was daughter of

John Cooper of New Haven, and was born Feb. 18, 1694.

He died Mar. 6, 1759. "Mrs. Elizabeth who was wife to Mr.

Abraham Blakeslee, dec," died Jan 2, 1776, (New Haven Records,

Book 2.)

Children of Abraham and Elizabeth, recorded at New Haven:

1. John*, b. Feb. 2, 1724-5; m. March 4, 1746-7, Lydia Bradley, b. 1724,

dau. of Nathaniel and Rutli (Dickerman) Bradley. (Dickerman

Genealogy, p. 178.) Had three children recorded at New Haven:

1. Lydia? b. Feb. 19, 1747-8. 2. Jonah, b. Sept. 8, 1750. 3. Eunice,

b. Nov. 12, 1753.

2. Abraham, b. Oct. 22, 1727. He was captain of a Military Company in

the second regiment, and was complained of before the General

Assembly, in Mar. 1775, for " being disaflected to this Government,"

and was cashiered. This is the first record found of a reprimand

for being loj'alto the King. (Colonial Records, Vol. 15, p. 54.) His

estate was probated at New Haven, Sept. 10, 1785. Distribution

Nov. 21 , 1786, — to Edward^ and Abigal Blakesley. (New Haven Pro-

bate Records, Vols. 14, p. 420, and 15, p. 76.)

3. Zophar, b. April 21, 1730. Estate probated in 1798. (New Haven

Probate Records, Vols. 19 and 20.)

4. Stephen, b. Sept. 24, 1732; m. (1) Jan. 11, 1758, Lydia Blakesley,

dau. of No. 15. She d. Aug. 23, 1766; and he m. (2) Nov. 25, 1766,

Rachel Allin. He d. Mar. 20, 1768. (New History of Waterbury,

Vol. 1, p. 21 Ap.)

5. Jude b. March 31, 1735 ; m. Nov. 13, 1758, Experience Blakesley, dau.

of No. 15. Had ten children. (New History of Waterbury, Vol. 1,

p. 20 Ap.) His eldest daughter, Abi^, m. Jesse Humaston, and became

the " Patron Saint" of the Thomaston (Conn.) Chapter, D. A. R.

6. Joel, b. Dec. 11, 1737; d. July 15, 1738 .

7. Joel (2d), b. June 30, 1739; m. May 3, 1762, Martha Sacket of New

Haven.

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Abraham Blakeslee's Timeline

1695
December 15, 1695
New Haven, CT, USA
1721
March 15, 1721
Age 25
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1730
April 22, 1730
Age 34
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1735
March 31, 1735
Age 39
New Haven, New Haven, CT
1739
June 30, 1739
Age 43
CT, USA
1759
March 6, 1759
Age 63
North Haven, CT, USA
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February 24
New Haven, New Haven, CT