BLAKE, William
Anne /Blake/
BLAKE, William
BLAKE, Edward
(Bef 1635-1692)


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POPE, Patience

BLAKE, Edward 1

  • Born: Bef 1635, ? England
  • Marriage: POPE, Patience
  • Died: 3 Sep 1692, Milton, MA

bullet  General Notes:

1656: Dorchester 'fence viewer' 27 Feb 1657 (Boston Records): "Edward Blake is Admitted an Inhabitant, & John Blake is heerby bound in the sum of twenty pound sterll, to save the town from any charge, either from the said Edward or his family. And this attested by his hand. John Blake" 1662: chosen by the town a 'culler of staves' 18 April 1662: named executor of the estate of Jane Pope, mother-in-law. 4 June 1665: united with the Second Church in Boston. 1668: He and John Sweate were reported to the selectmen as having 'noe chimney in their Coops Shops.' This, perhaps, caused him his business, for in 1669: among those "approved to sell beere & kepe houses of publique entertainment," and again in 1670 "at the south end of the town." 1672: settled in Milton, where he and his brother William were among the founders of the church in 1678. The Rev. Peter Thacher's journal contains many references to them. 21 Feb. 1678: dismissed of the Second Church 1684: he sold "his now dwelling house" in Milton to Robert Babcock. 1688: Named in his brother John's will. Will dated August 31, 1692 and the inventory of his estate showed valuation of 176. 14. 0. Bequests were made to his sons Jonathan and Solomon, and his five daughters, Mary Pitcher, Sarah Talley, Jane Kilton, Susanna Whales and Abigail Blake. p34 1


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He was employed. Cooper


Edward married Patience POPE, daughter of John POPE and Jane. (Patience POPE died on 11 Aug 1690.)



1 Blake, Francis E., Increase Blake, His Ancestors and Descendants, With a Full Account of William Blake of Dorchester and his Five Children (Private Printing, Boston, September, 1898).

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