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Abiel* Blanchard

Male 1748 - 1807  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name Abiel* Blanchard 
    Born Oct 4 1748  Killingly, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1807  Bennington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1028  blanchard
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2015 

    Father William Blanchard,   b. 1704, Cambridge Farms, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Thankful Webster,   b. 1705 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ID: I0241
      Sex: M
      Birth: 4 OCT 1748 in Killingly, Windham., Conneticut
      Death: BEF. 1810
      Military Service: Revolutionary War
      Religion: Congretional Church
      Census: 1790 Chittenden, Vermont
      Census: 1800 Charlotte, Chittenden, Vermont
      Occupation: yeoman
      Reference Number: TG3-78
      SOURCES: Early Connecticut Marriages, 5th Book, pg. 39
      Fletcher Blanchard, owner/manager
      BLANCHARD-L at RootsWeb

      When Abiel's father, William, died in 1769, it was
      Abiel and his mother, Thankful, who received most of
      his property which they sold on Mar 14, 1771. This was
      the start of Abiel's real estate career. The following
      is a list of his transactions:
      1. Apr. 20, 1771. Abiel of Killingly, CT. bought 3
      parcels in Shutesbury, MA from Benjamin & Jean Green.
      2. May 22, 1771, he sold 6 acres of the above.
      3. May 4, 1777, Abiel & Elizabeth of Shutesbury, MA,
      sold 113+ ac. in Shutesbury to S. Wild.
      4. Jan. 10, 1778, Abiel, this time from Worthington,
      MA, bought 100 acres in W. from James Warren, of
      Deerfield, MA
      5. May 15, 1782, Abiel, still of Worthington, sold his
      mortgaged land there to Nathan Morgan of Windham, CT.
      6. May 15, 1783, Rutland Co., VT...Abiel, of
      Clarendon, bought 1/2 share in Shrewsbury and then
      sold it to his brother Asahel.
      7. Apr. 7, 1783, Rutland Co., VT...Abiel witnessed a
      purchase by his brother Asahel, of Clarendon.
      8. Oct. & Dec. 1783, Abiel, of Clarendon, VT, bought &
      sold 1 Right in TWP of Cornwall; sale was to Samuel
      Crosby, of Worthington, Hampshire Co., MA.
      9. Sept. 20, 1785, Chittenden Co., VT...Abiel of
      Clarendon, bought land in Charlotte TWP. As a resident
      of Charlotte, he sold the parcel in 1788.
      10. There were numerous transactions thru 1794.
      Other than that, he also served in the Revolutionary
      War from 1775-1777 as a private with several militia
      groups, and he served at Prospect Hill, Deerfield, and
      Ticonderoga. In Aug. , 1777, as a private in Lt. C.
      Webster's Company, he marched to reinforce the army at
      Bennington. In 1798abiel helped to choose a
      representative for Congress. Shortly thereafter he
      moved his family to Onondaga, New York . Abiel died in
      in 1807 in Bennington, Vermont.

      Father: *WILLIAM BLANCHARD b: 16 MAY 1708 in
      Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Mother: *THANKFUL WEBSTER b: 1713 in Hartford,


      Marriage 1 *ELIZABETH CHURCH b: 23 APR 1744 in
      Killingly, Connecticut
      •Married: 15 MAR 1770 in Killiingly, Windham,
      1. Dorastus Blanchard b: 22 JUN 1771 in Shutesbury,
      Franklin, Massachuchetts
      2. Roswell Blanchard b: 28 JUN 1773 in Shutesbury,
      Franklin Co., Massachu
      3. Webster Blanchard b: 9 AUG 1775 in Shutesbury,
      Franklin Co., Massachu
      4. John Church Blanchard b: 3 APR 1778 in
      5. *William Blanchard b: 16 MAY 1779 in Worthington,
      Hampshire Co., Massachusetts
      6. Ira Blanchard b: 2 SEP 1781 in Worthington,
      Hampshire Co., Massachusetts
      7. Ashcha Blanchard b: 1783 in Clarendon, Rutland
      Co., Vermont
      8. Erepta Blanchard b: 23 APR 1786 in Clarendon,
      Rutland Co., Vermont
      9. Thomas Blanchard b: 9 AUG 1792 in Charlotte,
      Chittenden Co., Vermont