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Amaziah Blakeslee (1826 - 1897)

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Amaziah Blakeslee
Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 5 Oct 1852 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Ithaca, Tompkins, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified 22 Jan 2019
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Biography

Amaziah was born in 1826. He was the son of Nathaniel Blakeslee and Catherine van Bunschoten. He was a painter and sign writer. He passed away in 1897.

3873. i. Amaziah Blakeslee d. Feb. 5, 1897; m. Oct. 5, 1852, Dorothea Wilson, b. Oct. 29, 1824, at Danby, N. Y. He was a sign writer; lived in Ithica, N. Y. where his widow still resides.[1]
Obituary:
Mr. Amaziah Blakeslee, whose illness with paralysis was recently referred to in this paper, passed away last evening about 5 o’clock, at his residence, No. 99 North Tioga street. Mr. Blakeslee was [in] the earlier years of his life a prominent musician here having been identified with Whitlock’s renowned band. He was also a sign writer of much skill and his services had long been in demand here. He was seventy years of age and is survived by a wife, a son and a daughter. His funeral will take place Monday at 2 P.M., from his late residence.[2]

Sources

  1. William Henry Van Benschoten, Concerning the Van Buschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, p. 717.
  2. Ithaca Daily Journal; Ithaca, NY. Saturday, February 6, 1897, p. 3. Cited on: Find A Grave: Memorial #181000862
  • William Henry Van Benschoten, Concerning the Van Buschoten or Van Benschoten Family in America, A Genealogy and Brief History (West Park-On-Hudson: 1907) pp. 716, 717.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8KR-LQL : 12 April 2016), Amaziah Blakeslee, New York, United States; citing p. 25, family 179, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,603.
  • "New York State Census, 1875," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VT83-P5P : 11 March 2018), Amaziah Blakeslee, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States; citing p. 17, line 29, State Library, Albany; FHL microfilm 856,516.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZNQ-LPJ : 22 August 2017), Amasiah Blakeslee, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 235, sheet 214C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0938; FHL microfilm 1,254,938.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZN7-MR1 : 22 August 2017), Amaziah Blakeslee in household of Joseph H Wilson, Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 236, sheet 243B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0938; FHL microfilm 1,254,938.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #181000862


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