Some of the Descendants of

THOMAS BLANCHARD
of Charlestown, Massachuetts

Fifth Generation


DANIEL5 BLANCHARD (John4-3, Nathaniel2, Thomas1) was born at Weymouth, Massachusetts, on 26 March 1727 (VR Wey 1:54), a child of Deacon John Blanchard, Junior and his wife Elizabeth Gross. According to History of Weymouth, Massachusetts he was baptized at South Parish Church that same day (His Wey 99).

Daniel Blanchard and MARY5 PRATT (John4-3, Joseph2, Macuth1) were married at Weymouth on 7 February 1754 (VR Wey 2:35,145). Mary, the daughter John Pratt and his wife Jael Beal, was born at Weymouth on 28 June 1735 (VR Wey 1:235).

Daniel and Mary Blanchard lived in the South Pricinct of Weymouth. The 1790 Census recorded the family as follows (Census 1790 Ma):

Name male 16+ male 16- female
Daniel Blanchard 4 1 5

Daniel Blanchard died at Weymouth on 28 August 1798 (VR Wey 2:245), age 72 according to the Town record, in his 72d year according to the grave marker. Widow Mary Blanchard died at Weymouth on 27 October 1801 (VR Wey 2:247), age 66 according to her grave marker. They were both buried at Highland Cemetery, Weymouth.

Norfolk County Probate Records (NCP 2077, reported in His Wey 101) reported that on 2 October 1798 administration of the estate of Daniel Blanchard was granted to Mary Blanchard, Ezra Blanchard and Micah Blanchard. They stated that he resided in Weymouth but owned property in North Yarmouth, Maine. Heirs listed on 29 December 1800, were Ezra and Bela, to have the homestead, Daniel, Josiah, Elizabeth wife of Samuel Bayley, Ebenezer, Hannah, Nathaniel, Micah, and Nabby.

Daniel and Mary Blanchard had the following children:

  1. Lt. DANIEL6 BLANCHARD Jr.
    • b. at Weymouth on 5 March 1755 (VR Wey 1:49)
    • d. at Weymouth on 11 May 1833 (or 10 May; Age 78--GR 1 or 77) (VR Wey 2:245)
    • m. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 8 April 1782 MARY VINSON (VR Wey 2:32)
      • b. at Weymouth on 5 December 1759 (VR Wey 1:328)
      • Child of John and Sarah (Colson) Vinson
      • d. at Weymouth on 9 October 1849 (or 8 October--South Parish Church; Age 89 y 10 mo--Grave) (VR Wey 2:247)
  2. JOSIAH6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 9 August 1756 (or 5 August) (VR Wey 1:50)
    • Will. at Weymouth on 16 April 1839 (NCP 72:100 in His Wey 106)
    • d. at Weymouth on 7 July 1839 (age 83) (VR Wey 2:246)
    • Probate. at Norfolk County, Ma, on 13 August 1839 (His Wey 106)
    • m. at Weymouth on 27 June 1793 ELIZABETH7 BAYLEY (Nathaniel6, James5-4-3, John2-1) "Betsey" (VR Wey 2:33)
      • b. at Weymouth on 19 July 1772 (VR Wey 1:34)
      • Child of Deac. Nathaniel Bayley, Esq. and Tamar White
      • Will. at Weymouth on 16 September 1851 (NCP 94:61 in His Wey 106)
      • d. bet 16 September 1851 and 6 October 1855
      • Probate. at Norfolk County on 6 October 1855 (His Wey 106)
  3. ELIZABETH6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 1 September 1758
    • m. SAMUEL7 BAYLEY (Nathaniel6, James5-4-3, John2-1)
  4. EBENEZER6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 1 December 1760 (VR Wey 1:49)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on January 1761 (His Wey 102)
    • d. aft 31 August 1801 (mentioned in brother Micah's will)
    • Res. Cumberland, Me.
  5. HANNAH6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 15 March 1763 (VR Wey 1:50)
    • Will. at Weymouth on 16 February 1820 (NCP 72:178 in His Wey 102)
    • d. at Weymouth on 25 August 1839 (age 76; unmarried) (VR Wey 2:246)
    • Probate. at Norfolk County on 7 September 1839 (will proved) (His Wey 102)
  6. NATHANIEL6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 23 March 1766 (VR Wey 1:51)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 11 May 1766 (His Wey 102)
    • d. at Weymouth on 3 March 1807 (age 41) (VR Wey 2:247)
    • m (her 1st). at Weymouth on 4 December 1788 LYDIA6 BLANCHARD (Samuel5, Thomas4, John3, Nathaniel2, Thomas1) (VR Wey 2:33,34)
      • b. on 5 October 1764 (or 2 October 1765 based on age at death) (VR Wey 2:292)
      • Child of Deac Samuel Blanchard Jr. and Dorothy Thayer
      • d. at Weymouth on 11 May 1848 (liver complaint, age 83-7-6 (duplicate: 82-7-9); age 82–Grave) (VR Wey 2:292)
  7. MARY6 BLANCHARD
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 18 December 1768 (VR Wey 1:55)
    • d. probably bef 1801 (not mentioned in will of brother Micah)
  8. EZRA6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 22 September 1770 (VR Wey 1:49)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 18 November 1770 (His Wey 102)
    • m. (int. at Weymouth on 13 December 1817): PRUDENCE HOLLIS (VR Wey 2:32)
      • b. abt 1771/72 (based on age at death)
      • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 4 October 1772 (daughter of widow Hollis) (VR Wey 1:138)
      • d. at Weymouth on 11 January 1829 (age 57) (VR Wey 2:247)
  9. MICAH6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 15 April 1773 (VR Wey 1:51)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 2 May 1773 (His Wey 102)
    • Will. at Weymouth on 31 August 1801 (NCP 8:346) (His Wey 102)
    • d. at Weymouth on 10 April 1802 (age 29) (VR Wey 2:247)
    • Probate. at Norfolk County on 11 May 1802 (will proved) (His Wey 102)
  10. BELA6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 2 April 1775 (VR Wey 1:48)
    • bp. at South Parish Church, Weymouth, on 9 April 1775 (His Wey 107)
    • d. at Weymouth on 23 July 1810 (drowned; age 35) (VR Wey 2:245)
    • m (her 1st). at Weymouth on 23 January 1800 RUTH REED of Abington (VR Wey 2:32; VR Ab 2:178--Jan 22)
      • b. at Abington, Ma, on 3 July 1778 (His Wey 107)
      • Child of Micah and Deborah (Thompson) Reed
      • d. at Weymouth on 26 October 1855 (aged 77) (His Wey 107)
      • m (her 2d). at Weymouth on 20 November 1832 Deac. Jacob Loud (His Wey 107)
  11. SILAS6 BLANCHARD
    • b. at Weymouth on 13 October 1777 (or 1787?) (VR Wey 1:57)
    • d. probably bef 1801 (not mentioned in will of brother Micah)
  12. ABIGAIL6 BLANCHARD "Nabby"
    • b. at Weymouth on 1 October 1778 (VR Wey 1:51)
    • d. at Weymouth on 21 August 1848 (bowel complaint; age 69 yr, 11 mo.; unmarried) (VR Wey 2:247)


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