William Blake
(-1642)
Anne /Blake/
(-1644)
Hugh Thorne
William Blake
(1594-1663)
Agnes Thorne
(1594-1678)
John Blake
(1618-1689)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Souther

  • Hannah Blake

John Blake

  • Christened: 30 Aug 1618, Pitminster, Somerset, England
  • Marriage (1): Mary Souther 16 Aug 1654 in Boston, Mass.
  • Died: 25 Jan 1688/89, Boston, Mass. at age 70
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bullet  General Notes:

1642: Joined the Artillery Company

1658: Constable

1670: clerk of the market

1671: Dismissed from the church in Dorchester to join the Third Church, Boston

1672: surveyor

1679: one of the executors of the will of Governor John Winthrop.

1679: purchased land and buldings near the "great dock", no doubt where he carried out his business.

1686: a tithingman

Will left bequests to his widow (200 and his estate 'if she continues a widow'); to his brothers William, James and Edward and their children. An inventory of the estate was never located. 758

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bullet  Events

Occupation. Merchant


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John married Mary Souther, daughter of Nathaniel Souther and Alice, 16 Aug 1654 in Boston, Mass. (Mary Souther was born about 1633 and died 7 Jan 1693/94 in Boston, Mass..)




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