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James Blake

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of James Blake, Deacon and Ruth Blake
Husband of Wait Blake
Father of Samuel Blake; James Blake; Wait McKnight; Thomas Blake; Ruth Spur and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Macy Blake; Hannah Batchelder Blake and Increase Batchelder Blake

Occupation: Noted land surveyor. Proprietor's clerk for the owners of extensive tracts of land in the town of Stoughton. Maker of dials. Versed in Astronomy. Farmer. Selectman, assessor, town treasurer 1724-1748; town clerk 1725-1748.
Managed by: Terry Hubert Brown
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About James Blake

Man of rare ability. Almost whole of mature life devoted to the public. On committee for building meeting house in 1743. Chronical disease (1749) for 30 yrs.

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James Blake's Timeline

1688
April 29, 1688
Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
May 6, 1688
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.
1715
September 6, 1715
Age 27
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1716
October 15, 1716
Age 28
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.
1718
February 26, 1718
Age 29
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1720
July 26, 1720
Age 32
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.
1721
September 16, 1721
Age 33
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.
1723
May 20, 1723
Age 35
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.
1725
September 18, 1725
Age 37
Dorchester, Suf., Mass.