Blodgett, Silas

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Birth

Silas Blodgett was born 22 JAN 1730/31 in Stafford, Tolland, CT the son of Josiah Blodgett (27 Mar 1696 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 01 May 1775 in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, USA) and Elizabeth Sawyer (Sayer) (07 Nov 1698 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 22 Jul 1764 in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)[1]

Education

Military

Silas Blodgett of Stafford, Conn. Commissioned May 1775 Discharged December 1775. Re-entered service 1776 in Captain Elijah Robinson's Company, in the second Regiment. Colonel Joseph Spencer, which served at the siege of Boston Commissioned 1st Lieutenant January 1777. In the second regiment Connecticut Colonel Joseph Charles Webb. which went into camp at Peekskill early in 1977 served along Hudson and on December 8 engaged in action at White March. Lieutenant, in the act of Connecticut Pensioners, Sergeant in Capt. Paul Blodgett's Company from the town of Stafford, in the list of men who marched from the Connecticut town for the relief Boston in the Lexington Claim.

Sons of the American Revolution - Gordon L. Kelley

Capt. Silas Blodgett, the father of Mrs. Torrey drew a Pension under act of March 18, 1818. A is supposed. And was returned from the County of Saratoga State of New York - a reference to his delaration my be of service in service of Amos Torrey.

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Military
Lexington
His Rev. War service: Lexington Alarm, 1775; 2nd Lt., 2 Conn. Regt. Continental Line, May - Dec. 1775; 1st. Lt., 2 Conn. Regt. Continental Line, 1775 - 1778. Colonial records of Conn. v.3 (1780 -1781 ) p.405: Capt. of the 6th Co.of Alarm list in the 22nd

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Silas was a soldier and captain in the Revolutionary War and has a long record of service in the "Revolutionary War Rolls of Connecticut". He was in the first and last battles, fighting with musket at Bunker Hill, and commanding a Company at Yorktown. "Silas Blogget, Sergeant, Stafford, 2 days, Lexington Alarm." - "Connecticut in the Revolution" About 1793 Silas moved to Schoharie in New York State. During his last years he lived with his eldest daughter Sarah, Mrs. Aaron Torrey, in Albany (NY) where he died Aug. 27. 1824. Exerpts from "Ten Generations of Blodgetts in America" by the Late Edwin A. Blodgett of Springfield, Mass. page 46

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Occupation

Marriage & Children

Silas Blodgett married in 1756 Stafford, Tolland, Abigail Kibbe (21 Nov 1736 in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States - 1820 in Hadley, Saratoga, New York, United States), the daughter of Jacob Kibbe (1701 – 1771) and Sarah Bush (1699 – 1741). Their children were:

  • Abigail Blodget married Robert Coates (Coats) (Birth 15 Apr 1757 in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States - 3 Jul 1843 in Knox, Albany, New York, United States)
  • Sarah Blodgett married Amos Torrey
  • Miriam Blodget (28 Apr 1774 in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States - 28 Nov 1838 in Knox, Albany, New York, United States) married Robert Coates (Coats) (Birth 15 Apr 1757 in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States - 3 Jul 1843 in Knox, Albany, New York, United States)
  • Silas Blodgett (1755-1761)
  • Josiah Blodgett (1760-1775)
  • Silas Blodgett (1765-1782)
  • Levi Blodgett (1767-1767)
  • Esther Blodgett (1769-)
  • AARON BLODGETT *6 (1772-1857)

Note: Both Abigail and Miriam Blodgett married the same Robert Coates

DAR Lists Child:

  • AARON / [1] SARAH LILLY

Death

Silas Blodgett died 27 AUG 1824 in Knox, Albany, NY

Obituary

Additional Media

Silas Blodgett lived in 1820 in Corinth, Saratoga, NY

BLODGETT, SILAS
Ancestor #: A011387
Service: CONNECTICUT - MASSACHUSETTS Rank: LIEUTENANT
Birth: 1-22-1731 STAFFORD HARTFORD CO CONNECTICUT
Death: 8-27-1824 HADLEY SARATOGA CO NEW YORK
Pension Number: *S44631
Service Source: *S44631
Service Description:
1) CAPT COTTON; FIRST LIEUTENANT IN CAPT WALBRIDGE, COL CHARLES WEBB'S REGT
Name 1) ABIGAIL STOCKING

DAR Records


Silas Blogget, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
name: Silas Blogget
gender: Male
birth date: 22 Jan 1731
birthplace: STAFFORD TWP,TOLLAND,CONNETICUT
father's name: Josiah Blogget
mother's name: Elizabeth
indexing project (batch) number: 7450308
system origin: Connecticut-ODM
source film number: unknown

"Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F7WB-9Q8 : accessed 30 Jan 2013), Silas Blogget, 22 Jan 1731; citing reference , FHL microfilm unknown.

Sources

  1. www.Ancestry.com - Martin-Buckner family