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Samuel Blodgett, I b. 1633

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Death: May 21, 1720 (86)
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Blodgett, of Cambridge and Susanna Thompson
Husband of Ruth Iggleden
Father of Ruth Iggleton Blodgett; Ensign Samuel Blodgett; Thomas Blodgett; Susanna Simonds (Blodgett); Sarah Heywood and 2 others
Brother of John Blodgett; Robert Blodgett; Nathaniel Blodgett; Daniel Blodgett; Susanna Thompson and 1 other

Occupation: Came to America with his parents in 1635. Lived in Cambridge for a few years and in 1644 moved to Woburn, Mass. where he continued to reside in the occupation of farming until his death., deputy to Gen CT /selectman
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About Ensign Samuel Blodgett I

Samuel's parents emigrated to New England when he was one and a half years old. His family lived in Cambridge and after his father died in 1642, his mother remarried and the family moved to Woburn. He became a landowner after reaching adulthood.

He was Deputy to the General Court of Massachusetts Colony in 1691. He served as Selectman, commissioner of rates and other offices at various times.

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  • Woburn, Massachusetts.
  • Source: Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland, *Containing
  • Narratives
  • by Allan Forbes
  • Samuel Blogget son of Thomas Blogget who came in the "Increase" from London 1635 at the age of 30 years with his wife Susanna aged 37 years and two sons, Daniel & 'Samuel'. He was a glover by occupation; settled at Cambridge where he had a daughter Susanna born to him in June 1637; and a son Thomas who died Aug 7, 1639. In his Will made Aug 10, 1641 and proved July 8 following, he provides for his wife and three children, viz: Daniel, 'Samuel' and Susanna. After his decease his widow Susanna m. James Thompson Sen'r of Woburn Feb 15, 1643/4 and his daughter Susanna m. Jonathan Thompson son of James Thompson Sen'r and Elizabeth his first wife, Nov 28, 1655.
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  • '1. Samuel Blogget was born in England; brought by his parents to this country when 1-1/2 years old. Came to Woburn early to reside; m. Ruth Iggleden [Eggleden" County Records] of Boston, Dec 13, 1655; had (1) Ruth b. Dec 28, 1656 (2) Samuel b. Dec 10, 1658 (3) Thomas b. Feb 26, 1661 m. Rebecca Tidd Nov 11, 1685. (4) Susanna, b.....m. to James Simonds Dec 29, 1685 (5) Sarah b. Feb 17, 1686. (6,7) Martha & Mary, twins b. Sept 15, 1673. Martha m. Joseph Winn 1696.
  • 'I. Samuel Blogget d. July 3, 1687. His widow Ruth d. Oct 14, 1703.
  • http://files.usgwarchives.net/ma/middlesex/towns/woburn/woburnhistory.txt
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  • 'Woburn records of births, deaths, and marriages .. (1890)
  • http://www.archive.org/details/woburnrecordsofb03wobu
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/woburnrecordsofb03wobu#page/27/mode/1up
  • Susanna Blodgett and James Thompson, Feb 15. 1644.
  • Susanna Blodgett and Jonathan Thompson, Nov 28, 1655.
  • 'Samuel Blodgett and Ruth Eggleton, Dec. 13, 1655.
  • Samuel Blodgett and Huldah Simonds, April 30 1683.
  • Thomas Blodgett and Rebecca Tidd, Nov. 11, 1685.
  • Susanna Blodgett and James Simonds, Dec. 29, 1685.
  • Sarah Blodgett of Woburn and John Hayward of Concord, Jan. 7, 1687.
  • Martha Blodgett and Joseph Winn, April 7, 1696.
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  • 'Samuel Blodgett
  • 'M, b. 1633, d. after 1683
  • ' Samuel Blodgett was born in 1633. He married Ruth Eggleston, daughter of Stephen Eggleston and Elizabeth Bennett, on 13 December 1655 at Woburn, MA. Samuel Blodgett died after 1683.
  • 'Family Ruth Eggleston b. 8 Nov 1631, d. 14 Oct 1703
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(From Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines, Mary Walton Ferris, 1943 pages 92-94) Samuel Blodgett (Thomas) was born in England about 1633, was brought to Cambridge in infancy, (on the Increase in 1635) and at the age of about eleven, after his father's death, was taken to the Thompson home in Woburn where he grew to manhood

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Ensign Samuel Blodgett I's Timeline

July 12, 1633
Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
July 12, 1633
Storomarket, Suffolk, England
July 12, 1633
Storomarket, Suffolk, England
July 12, 1633
July 12, 1633
Storomarket, Suffolk, England
December 28, 1656
Age 23
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
December 10, 1658
Age 25
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
February 26, 1661
Age 27
Woburn, Middlesex, MA