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Elijah Blood (1748 - 1826)

Elijah Blood
Born in Oxford, Worchester, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 5 Jan 1777 in Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 77 in Charlestown,Middlesex, Massachusetts, USAmap
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He was born on 10 Oct 1748 in Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts [1] and his parents were Ruth and Nathaniel Blood. [2]

Elijah Blood and Eunice Sleeman married in January 1777 in Worchester County, Massachusetts.

He died on 31 Jan 1817 and was buried at Hebron Cemetery in Hebron, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA. [1] [3]


Nathaniel Blood III, born 13 December 1716 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, died 21 October 1801 in Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and his wife Ruth Hall, are honored for patriotic service during the American Revolution: 1) FENCE VIEWER 2) MEMBER OF COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE FOR FAMILIES. Their son Elijah Blood, born 10 October 1748 in Oxford, Massachusetts, married Eunice Sleeman.[4]

Research Notes

Merged profiles showed conflicting marriage date and location ...

m: 05 Jan 1777 Charlton,Worcester,Massachusetts ? [5] OR
m: 30 Jan 1777 Spencer, Worchester County, Massachusetts ?

Name: Elijah Blood. [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Born 1748 Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. [6] [10]

Died 7 Aug 1826. Massachusetts, USA. [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Buried Hebron, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America. [10]

Probate: Windham, Vermont, USA. [9] 1826 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. [7]

Marriage Husband @P175@. Wife @P174@. Child: @P169@. Marriage 30 Jan. [11]


  1. 1.0 1.1 U.S., Find A Grave Index 1600s-Current on Ancestry Record 60525 #108716186
  2. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records 1626-2001" database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 Jul 2016) citing town clerk offices in Massachusetts; FHL#754,010; for Elijah Blood, b: 10 Oct 1748 Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  3. Media for Hebron Cemetery
  4. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed August 12, 2021), "Record of Nathaniel Blood Sr", Ancestor # A011420.
  5. "Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910" on FamilySearch database ( : 4 Dec 2014) citing FHL#253,254; for Elijah Blood and Eunice Sleeman, m: 05 Jan 1777.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Source: #S638425003 Ancestry Record 7249 #102710268
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Source: #S642071702 Massachusetts, Worcester County, probate estate files; Author: Massachusetts. Probate Court (Worcester County); Probate Place: Worcester, Massachusetts Ancestry Record 9069 #6125910
  8. 8.0 8.1 Source: #S640215365 Ancestry Record 2495 #5324756
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Source: #S642071711 Author: Vermont. Supreme Court. Administrative Services; Probate Place: Windham, Vermont Ancestry Record 9084 #935423
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Source: #S638424914 Ancestry Record 60525 #108716186
  11. Source: #S638425003 Ancestry Record 7249 #102710268
  • Source: S638425003 Millennium File Heritage Consulting Publication: Operations Inc Record Collection 7249
  • Source: S640215365 Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Publication: Operations, Inc. Record Collection 2495
  • Source: S642071702 Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 Publication: Operations, Inc. Record Collection 9069
  • Source: S642071711 Vermont, Wills and Probate Records, 1749-1999 Publication: Operations, Inc. Record Collection 9084

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Blood-1343 and Blood-2 appear to represent the same person because: dups with same spouse. The discrepancy in death date should be resolved by the gravestone photo on FaG d: 1817.
posted by N Gauthier

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