Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Blakes in:
 • Norfolk Cemetery
 • Norfolk
 • Norfolk County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Capt John Blake
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 30, 1716
Wrentham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1812
Wrentham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

John was the son of James Blake & Ann Bullard. He served in the Revolutionary War.

Blake, John, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Oliver Pond's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt. Pond's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., dated Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Wrentham; enlisted for town of Wrentham; joined Capt. Goodale's co., Col. Putnam's regt.; enlistment, 3 years or during war; also, Lieutenant, Col. Rufus Putnam's 4th (also given 5th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 10 mos. as Ensign, 26 mos. as Lieutenant; also, Ensign, Col. Putnam's regt.; list of officers who received clothing [p.132] dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, certificate given by Brig. Gen John Nixon, certifying that said Blake was in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, dated Boston, Jan. 30, 1779; also, 4th Ensign serving as 2d Lieutenant; list of officers in Col. Putnam's (5th) regt., as returned by Lieut. Col. New hall, endorsed Sept. 23, 1779; also, Lieutenant, Col. Putnam's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 14, 1780.

Source:
Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution; 17 volumes
Volume 2
page 132

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Bragg Blake (1719 - 1804)*
 
 Children:
  Increase Blake (1753 - 1778)*
  Pamela Blake Ware (1762 - 1813)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Norfolk Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: Beca
Record added: Dec 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23510255
Capt John Blake
Added by: Beca
 
Capt John Blake
Added by: Beca
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Beca
 Added: Dec. 21, 2007
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service