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Jonathan Blanchard
Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 16, 1788

Continental Congressman. He was educated in local schools and became a surveyor, mapmaker, farmer and attorney. He was a Delegate to New Hampshire's Provincial Congress in 1775 and was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives when it was created in 1776. He was appointed state Attorney General in 1777, and was a member of the New Hampshire Committee of Safety from 1777 to 1778. Blanchard was elected to the Continental Congress in 1783, but did not attend. In 1784 he was reelected to the Continental Congress and served one term. Also in 1784 he was elected to the New Hampshire Senate, serving for one term. In addition, in 1784 he became
Hillsborough County's first Probate Judge, having previously served as Register of Probate. A longtime member of the militia, in 1784 he was appointed Brigadier General, a position in which he was still serving when he died. The town of Dunstable was later incorporated into the city of Nashua. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Abigail Blanchard Eastman (1770 - 1848)*
 
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Burial:
Old Dunstable Cemetery
Nashua
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Paul1957
Record added: Dec 05, 2005
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Jonathan Blanchard
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Jonathan Blanchard
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