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Elijah Blood (1748 - 1826)

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Elijah Blood
Born in Oxford, Worchester, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 5 Jan 1777 in Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Charlestown,Middlesex, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified 31 Jul 2019 | Created 8 Nov 2008
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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]

Research Notes

Merged profiles showed conflicting marriage date and location ...

m: 05 Jan 1777 Charlton,Worcester,Massachusetts ? [4] OR
m: 30 Jan 1777 Spencer, Worchester County, Massachusetts ?


  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. "Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910" on FamilySearch database ( : 4 Dec 2014) citing FHL#253,254; for Elijah Blood and Eunice Sleeman, m: 05 Jan 1777.

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On 26 Jun 2019 at 14:27 GMT Nikki Gauthier wrote:

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.

Elijah is 17 degrees from Cari Starosta, 18 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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