Samuel Blumfield

Samuel Blumfield

Birth
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 24 Feb
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 17005010 · View Source
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Samuel Bloomfield;



Master Samuel Bloomfield
Infant son of Doctor/Surgeon Moses & Mrs. Sarah Ogden Bloomfield

Dr. Moses Bloomfield House
12 Freeman St.
Woodbridge,
Middlesex County Province of New Jersey

This house was built circa 1750. It was the home of Dr. Moses Bloomfield, who served as a surgeon in Washington's Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He served as a Middlesex County delegate, at the time when the Convention of New Jersey adopted the state's first Constitution in 1776.

The Bloomfield house was damaged in 1777 during the Revolutionary War by the British. Afterwards, the Bloomfield family which fled from this house; they returned to it during the latter years of the war. The first anti-slavery meeting in Middlesex County is believed to have occurred at this house. Dr. Moses Bloomfield is reported to have freed his own slaves in a public declaration on July 4, 1783. Dr. Bloomfield died in 1791, and he and his wife and some children are buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.



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Bio;

By Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian


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son of Moses & Sarah Blumfield, 10days (no death year)


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: The Guardian
  • Added: 12 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17005010
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Blumfield (10 Mar 1755–24 Feb), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17005010, citing First Presbyterian Churchyard, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .