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David Blanchard

Male 1790 - 1876  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  David Blanchard was born on 20 Dec 1790 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of David Blanchard and Mary Humphrey); died on 17 Aug 1876 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1791, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    • Alternate death: 7 Aug 1875

    Notes:

    Served in the War of 1812, 2nd Massachusetts Militia, Lieut. Col. Samuel Webb, Jr. commanding, 1st Brigade, Jonathan Cleverly commanding.

    David married Sarah "Sally" Simmons on 20 Nov 1814 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of Allen Simmons and Silence) was born on 12 Dec 1794 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. David Bates Blanchard was born on 9 Jul 1831 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 2 Oct 1906 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  David Blanchard was born on 10 Dec 1759 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of David Blanchard and Mary Walker); died on 3 Jul 1824 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's company, Col. Solomon Lovell's regiment; marched at the taking of Dorchester Heights 4 Mar 1776; service, 4 days; also, payroll for 3 days service subsequent to 10 Mar 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Nash's company, Col. David Cushing's regiment; payroll for 3 days service in Aug 1777; at Hull.

    David married Mary Humphrey on 11 Jul 1782 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of James Humphrey and Betty Prat) was born on 21 Nov 1761 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 9 Jan 1839 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Humphrey was born on 21 Nov 1761 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (daughter of James Humphrey and Betty Prat); died on 9 Jan 1839 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    The published records of Weymouth state that she died "in a fit."

    The James Humphrey given on Find a Grave as her father, who died in 1778 and was married to a woman named Thankfull, was not her father.

    Notes:

    Intentions published 15 Jun 1782.

    Children:
    1. 1. David Blanchard was born on 20 Dec 1790 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 17 Aug 1876 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  David Blanchard was born on 1 Jan 1731 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of Deacon John Blanchard and Elizabeth Gross); died on 6 Mar 1788 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    David married Mary Walker on 28 Dec 1758. Mary was born about 1734; died on 19 Sep 1773 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Walker was born about 1734; died on 19 Sep 1773 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Perhaps a daughter of John and Silence Walker of Weymouth.

    Children:
    1. 2. David Blanchard was born on 10 Dec 1759 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 3 Jul 1824 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  James Humphrey was born on 12 Apr 1737 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of Maj. James Humphrey and Ann Torrey); died on 20 Aug 1811 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Said to have fought in the Revolution.

    James married Betty Prat on 21 Dec 1758 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Betty (daughter of Samuel Pratt and Betty Bicknell) was born on 15 Apr 1738 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 24 Oct 1831 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Betty Prat was born on 15 Apr 1738 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (daughter of Samuel Pratt and Betty Bicknell); died on 24 Oct 1831 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Mary Humphrey was born on 21 Nov 1761 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 9 Jan 1839 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in North Weymouth Cemetery, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Deacon John Blanchard was born on 14 Oct 1691 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of John Blanchard and Abigail Phillips); died on 15 May 1752 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Deacon of the Second Church of Weymouth from 1743 to 1752.

    John married Elizabeth Gross on 4 Apr 1720 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Elizabeth (daughter of Edmund Gross and Martha) was born on 13 Jan 1700 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Gross was born on 13 Jan 1700 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Edmund Gross and Martha).

    Notes:

    Intention recorded at Weymouth 14 Dec 1719.

    Children:
    1. 4. David Blanchard was born on 1 Jan 1731 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 6 Mar 1788 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 12.  Maj. James Humphrey was born on 22 Jun 1711 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of James Humphrey and Margaret Torrey); died on 2 May 1798 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    He was a selectman for more than forty years, and a state representative and state senator.

    James Humphrey and his wife Ann Torrey were half second cousins, being both descended from William Torrey (d. 1690) but by different wives of his.

    James married Ann Torrey on 5 Dec 1734 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Ann (daughter of John Torrey and Mary Symmes) was born on 28 May 1715 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 17 Dec 1751 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Ann Torrey was born on 28 May 1715 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (daughter of John Torrey and Mary Symmes); died on 17 Dec 1751 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Ann Torrey and her husband James Humphrey were half second cousins, being both descended from William Torrey (d. 1690) but by different wives of his.

    Children:
    1. 6. James Humphrey was born on 12 Apr 1737 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 20 Aug 1811 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  5. 14.  Samuel Pratt was born on 19 Dec 1712 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of Ebenezer Pratt and Martha); died on 28 Dec 1793 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Samuel married Betty Bicknell on 17 Feb 1737 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Betty (daughter of Benjamin Bicknell and Susannah Humphrey) was born on 16 Jul 1720 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Betty Bicknell was born on 16 Jul 1720 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts (daughter of Benjamin Bicknell and Susannah Humphrey).

    Notes:

    Also called Elizabeth, but most records call her Betty.

    Children:
    1. 7. Betty Prat was born on 15 Apr 1738 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 24 Oct 1831 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts.