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John Bledsoe

Birthplace: Orange County, Virginia
Death: 1799 (57)
Clark County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain William Bledsoe and Anne Bledsoe
Husband of Elizabeth Bledsoe
Father of Thomas Bledsoe; Lewis Bledsoe; Elizabeth Bledsoe; William Bledsoe; Sarah Bledsoe and 1 other
Brother of Sarah B. Powell; Moses Bledsoe; George Bledsoe; Mary Rowe; Mary Field and 2 others
Half brother of William Bledsoe, Jr; Hannah Cave; William Henry Bedsole, Jr.; Rev. Joseph Bledsoe and Aaron Bledsoe, Rev.

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About John Bledsoe

Will dated Sept. 12, 1800 and prob.

in July 27, 1801, Orange County Will book 4, page 16. Kathryn Salyers notes

state that his wife was Elizabeth White, and that she later married John Payne

'Mentioned in his fathers Will December 27, 1769. 'I give to my son John Bledsoe one Negro man named Jack, to him andto his heirs and assigns forever, the said Jack being the son of Nan and now in the possession of the said John Bledsoe.


Clark County Kentucky Will Abstracts Source: Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records; Mrs Harry Kennett McAdams Submitted by Cathy Schultz

JOHN BLEDSOE - Will Book 1, page 195 - Names

  • daughter, Elizabeth Adams.
  • Son, Thomas Bledsoe,
  • son, Lewis Bledsoe,
  • son, William Bledsoe,
  • daughter, Sally Bledsoe,
  • son, John Bledsoe.
  • Wife.
  • Exec's., Thomas Burris, Dillard Collins.
  • Written Dec. 26, 1799.
  • Witnesses, James Duncan and Wm. Calloway and John Williams.
  • Probated July Court 1800.
  • Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother Joseph Bledsoe by SmartCopy: Oct 9 2015, 22:21:43 UTC
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John Bledsoe's Timeline

Orange County, Virginia
Age 36
Orange County, Virginia, United States
Age 42
Culpeper County, VA, United States
Age 57
Clark County, Kentucky, United States
May 4, 1964
Age 57
November 12, 1964
Age 57
October 17, 1968
Age 57