Some of the Descendants of

THOMAS BLANCHARD
of Charlestown, Massachuetts

Fourth Generation


Deacon JOHN4 BLANCHARD Junior (John3, Nathaniel2, Thomas1) was born at Weymouth, Massachusetts, on 14 October 1691 (VR Wey 1:54), a child of John Blanchard and his wife Abigail Phillips. John Blanchard, Jr., and ELIZABETH4 GROSS (Edmund3, Clement2, Isaac1) of Hingham, published at Weymouth their intentions to marry on 14 December 1719 (VR Wey 2:36). They were married at Boston by Samuel Checkley, JP, on 4 April 1720 (VR Bos M 1:86). Elizabeth Gross was born at Hingham on 13 January 1699/1700 (His Hing 2:280). Her parents were Edmund Gross and his wife Martha Damon.

John and Elizabeth Blanchard lived in the South Precinct of the Town of Weymouth. John was elected Deacon of South Parish Church, Weymouth, in 1743, and served in that office until his death. He owned a pew at South Parish in 1752 (His Wey 99; Kevitt 18).

John Blanchard died at Weymouth on 15 May 1752 (VR Wey 2:249), in his 61st year. He was buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Weymouth.

John and Elizabeth Blanchard had the following children:

  1. JOHN5 BLANCHARD Junior
    • b. at Weymouth on 16 March 1721 (VR Wey 1:54)
    • d. at Weymouth in 1759 (His Wey 101)
    • m. at Weymouth on 12 November 1747 MARY KINGMAN (VR Wey 2:35)
      • b. at Weymouth on 24 February 1723 (VR Wey 1:162)
      • Child of John and Mercy (Phillips) Kingman
  2. SAMUEL5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 30 August 1724 (VR Wey 1:55)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 29 November 1724 (His Wey 99)
    • res. Braintree and Stoneham
  3. DANIEL5 BLANCHARD b. at Weymouth on 26 March 1727
  4. JOSHUA5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 8 October 1729 (VR Wey 1:54)
    • d. at Weymouth on 3 December 1729 (VR Wey 2:250)
  5. DAVID5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 1 January 1731 (VR Wey 1:54)
    • d. at Weymouth on 6 March 1788 (age 56 "suddenly") (VR Wey 2:245)
    • m (1). at Weymouth on 28 December 1758 MARY WALKER (VR Wey 2:35)
      • b. abt 1733/34 (based on age at death)
      • perhaps daughter of John and Silence Walker of Weymouth (His Wey 102)
      • d. at Weymouth on 19 September 1773 (age 39–Town; in 39th yr--Grave) (VR Wey 2:247)
    • m (2). at First Parish Church, Weymouth on 23 October 1777 ANN HUMPHREY (VR Wey 2:35)
    • m. int. at Weymouth on 31 August 1777 (VR Wey 2:35)
      • b. at Weymouth on 6 July 1746 (VR Wey 1:141)
      • Child of James and Ann (Torrey) Humphrey
      • d. at Weymouth on 15 February 1825 (wid. David, age 79) (VR Wey 2:245)
  6. THEOPHILUS5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 13 August 1733 (VR Wey 1:56)
    • d. at Weymouth on 14 October 1733 (VR Wey 2:250)
  7. ELIZABETH5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 9 November 1734 (VR Wey 1:54)
    • m. at Weymouth on 22 June 1758 SAMUEL CURTIS Jr. of Braintree (VR Wey 2:35)
    • m. int. at Braintree on 6 May 1758 (VR Brt 817)
      • b. at Braintree on 14 June 1728 (VR Brt 761)
      • Child of Samuel and Grace Curtis (twin of Grace)
  8. NICHOLAS5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 10 April 1736 (VR Wey 1:55)
    • d. at Weymouth on 29 January 1801 (age 65–Town; Jan 28, in 64th yr--Grave) (VR Wey 2:247)
    • m. at South Parish Church, Weymouth on 6 March 1765 SARAH HOVEY (VR Wey 2:35)
    • m. int. at Weymouth on 11 August 1764 (VR Wey 2:35)
      • b. at Weymouth on 19 January 1746/47 (VR Wey 1:140)
      • Child of Samuel and Elizabeth (Colson) Hovey
      • d. at Weymouth on 8 August 1805 (age 58) (VR Wey 2:248)
  9. NEHEMIAH5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 17 October 1738 (VR Wey 1:55)
    • d. at Weymouth on 20 October 1738 (VR Wey 2:250)
  10. ADAM5 BLANCHARD Sr. b. at Weymouth on 17 June 1740
  11. ABNER5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 16 March 1742 (VR Wey 1:53)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, bet 16 March 1742 and 31 March 1742 (His Wey 99)
    • d. at Weymouth on 15 November 1751 (age 10–Town; in 10th yr--Grave) (VR Wey 2:245)
  12. EBENEZER5 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 5 June 1744 (VR Wey 1:54)
    • d. at Weymouth on 3 July 1752 (age 9–Town; in 9th yr--Grave) (VR Wey 2:246)


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