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Henry Blaisdell

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Ralph Blaisdell, of Lancashire, York and Salisbury and Elizabeth Blaisdell
Husband of Mary Blaisdell and Elizabeth
Father of Ebenezer Blaisdell; Mary Blaisdell; Henry Blaisdell; Elizabeth Blaisdell; Ralph Blaisdell and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Blaisdell; Mary Sterling and Martha Clough

Occupation: husbandman and tailor
Managed by: Christopher Garland
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About Henry Blaisdell


The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury. Pg. 63-64

'Henry BLAISDELL was born in 1632 in England. He died about 1705.

He had administration granted for estate on 11 MAR 1708

in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Ralph Blaisdell came

with his wife Elizabeth and son Henry to York prior to May 13, 1687. 

Sailed from Milford Haven, Wales on June 4, 1635 on the Angel Gabriel.

Henry was one of the original proprieters of Amesbury, Mass. His son, Henry, had a garrison house there. Son, John, was Representative to the General court, also Commissioner to settle boundary line between New Hampshire and Mass. His son, Nathaniel, was a Revolutionary soldier.

Nathaniel Blaisdell of Chester, N.H. served as a Private. Signed the Association test at Chester, later served as a private in Col. Gilman's N.H. troops, Capt. Samuel McConnell's Co., Col. David Gilman's Regiment commanded by Col. John Webster. Mustered Dec. 1776. 3 months wages. Traveled to New Hampshire. 28 whole, amt. 58.

William Blaisdell, Revolutionary War, appears with rank of private on Muster Roll of Capt. Agrippa Wells' Co, Col. Whitcombs Regt. dated Aug 1, 1775. Time of enlistment, June 22, 1775, length of service, 1 month, 12 days. Town to which soldier belonged was Hampton Falls. Appears with rank of private on Company Receipt dated camp at Prospect Hill for wages for Sept. 1775. Capt. Agrippa Wells' Co, Col. Asa Whitcombs regt on company return in Oct, 1775.

Appears as having signed with others an order for bounty coats or their equivalent in money, due for the eight months service in 1775. dated Prospect Hill, November 17, 1775, Vol. 57, file 15.

Essex Antiquarian Vo. 1x, No.2, Genealogical and Family History of Maine, Hoyt's Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, Mass. p.63, D.F.P.A/Nat no 2051

State Papers N.H. Vol. 15, War rolls of New Hampshire, Vol.2, pg. 306, 457, 538. Vol. 98p, 265 D.A.R. Lineage Book, Nat. No 97863.

Walter Robie Blaisdell served in War of 1812, Colonel 1814.

Spouse: Mary HADDON. Henry BLAISDELL and Mary HADDON were married about 1655 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Elizabeth BLAISDELL, Ebenezer BLAISDELL, Mary BLAISDELL, Henry BLAISDELL, Elizabeth BLAISDELL, Ralph BLAISDELL, John BLAISDELL, Sarah BLAISDELL, Jonathan BLAISDELL, Samuel BLAISDELL.

Born in England

One of the first settlers of Amesbury where he recieved various grants of land


Took oath of allegiance and fidelity in Amhurst Dec. 1667.

Freeman 1690

Married second wife, Elizabeth

He died between 1702 and 1707.

Fourteen children were born of this union. After the death of Mary he then married Elizabeth (---?---), circa 1691 in Salisbury. We see by the town records that Henry resided early in Amesbury, where he received various land grants. He like his father followed the occupation of tailor. We see he took the Oath of Allegiance December 1677; freeman, 1690.

Birth: Mar. 7, 1632, England Death: 1703 Amesbury Essex County Massachusetts, USA

Son of Ralph & Elizabeth Blaisdell. Married Mary Haddon, 1656, in Salisbury, Massachusetts.

Thank you, S. Barnard, for providing this information about Henry.

Family links:

 Mary Haddon Blaisdell (1636 - 1691)

Burial: Golgotha Burial Ground Amesbury Essex County Massachusetts, USA

'Henry Blaisdell

Born in Scotland on 1633 to Ralph Blaisdell and Elizabeth Parker.

Henry married Mary Haddon and had 9 children.

He passed away on 1702 in Massachusetts, USA.

Family Members


Ralph Blaisdell 1592-1648

Elizabeth Parker 1612-1677


Mary Haddon 1656-1690


Ebenezer Blaisdell 1660-1710

Mary Blaisdell 1660-Unknown

Henry Blaisdell 1650-1705

Elizabeth Blaisdell 1667-1724

Ralph Blaisdell 1667-1671

John Blaisdell 1688-1732

Sarah Blaisdell 1671-1732

Jonathan Blaisdell 1676-1748

Samuel Blaisdell 1676-1683

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Henry Blaisdell's Timeline

April 7, 1632
October 17, 1657
Age 25
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
May 29, 1660
Age 28
Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States
April 28, 1663
Age 31
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 32
Age 34
May 27, 1668
Age 36
Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 11, 1671
Age 39
Amesbury, Essex, MA
October 11, 1676
Age 44
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States