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Mary Scott Blakslee
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Birth: 1703
Death: Oct. 4, 1781

Mary (Scott) Blakeslee (Blakslee) was born about 1703. Her parents names are not known, although many speculate that her father was Richard Scott. She married Thomas Blakeslee in Sunderland MA, where their first child, David, was born on 2 Nov 1722. The family soon removed to Thomas' home in North Haven CT, due to troubles with the Indians. About 1730, Thomas, Mary and their four children removed to Northbury, in the wilderness. Mary bore 9 children - 3 boys and six girls, and still outlived her husband.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Blakslee (1700 - 1778)
 
 Children:
  David Blakslee (1722 - 1781)*
  Experience Blakslee (1735 - 1802)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of Mrs. Mary Blakslee relict of Capt. Thomas Blakslee who died with a fit of the apoplexy, Oct. ye 4th A.D. 1781 in the 79th year of her age.

Forty-two years of her frail life,
She served in office of mid-wife;
Females lament that she is gone,
And learn to do as she hath done.

 
Note: The headstone is broken, badly damaged and unreadable; the inscription above is quoted from The History of Plymouth, published in 1895.
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Thomaston
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Old Town Section
 
Created by: Nancy
Record added: Nov 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23122959
Mary <i>Scott</i> Blakslee
Added by: Brian Davis
 
Mary <i>Scott</i> Blakslee
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Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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Rest in peace, 7th great grandmother
- Linda
 Added: Sep. 3, 2010

- Nancy
 Added: Nov. 27, 2007
 
 
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