William Blake, Jr.

Male - 1703


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  • Name  William Blake, Jr. 
    Suffix  Jr. 
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  06 Sep 1620  Pitminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  03 Sep 1703  Milton, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He received allotment of lands in that part of DORCHESTER which, in 1662, was set off as MILTON. In 1665, he sold to Thomas Davenport his dwelling and in the Deed, the name of his wife ANNA appears for the first time.

      He was active in business affairs in Milton and in the Church organized in 1678. He was a member of the Military Company, with the rank of Sergeant, whether this was the ARTILLERY COMPANY is undertain. He was Selectman of the town several years and was chosen Deputy to the General Court in 1680-1683-1690-1697. He was a farmer and surely a carpenter as records show: "12-2-1676, William Blake granted liberty to get five loads of Clobord out of the Common Swamp and in 1681, to get 1400 Clobords for his own use."

      He was a close friend to Rev. Peter Thacker who said: "Sgt. Blake, Brother Clap, Mr. Taylor and I went out to see for deer, but saw none and, at our return, we supped at Sgt. Blake's."
    Person ID  I14777  Bryant
    Last Modified  20 Feb 2006 

    Father  William Blake,   d. 25 Oct 1663, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Agnes Thorne,   b. Bef 12 Mar 1594, Pitminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1678, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Sep 1617  Pitminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F1007  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Anna,   d. Aft 1680 
    Married  Bef 1650  Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1015  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Hannah Tulman or Tolman,   b. 1639,   d. 04 Aug 1729, Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Nov 1693  Milton, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1016  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 06 Sep 1620 - Pitminster, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1650 - Dorchester, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1693 - Milton, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Sep 1703 - Milton, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 45:37.


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