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John Blakesley
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1676
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1742
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

John was born on July 15, 1676 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was the son of John Blakesley and Grace Ventrus. About 1696, John married a woman named Lydia whose family name is not known. She was the mother of all his children, admitted to the church in New Haven on November 21, 1699. John and Lydia had eleven children. Lydia died in New Haven on October 12, 1723. John married two more times. John made his will on February 6, 1742 and died in New Haven on April 30. He named his wife and some of his children, but left others nothing. The children left out sued, but the will stood. His estate amounted to 527 Pounds. His tombstone stands near the west wall of the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven.
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  Deborah Blakeslee Alcox (1713 - 1789)*
  Mary Blakeslee Ball (1720 - 1799)*
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"Here Lies Ye Body of Mr. John Blakfle Died April 30: 1742 in Ye 66 Year."
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Ken Smith
Record added: Mar 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35383786
John Blakesley
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