William Blake
Anne /Blake/
Hugh Thorne
William Blake
Agnes Thorne
John Blake


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  • 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

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


bullet  Events

Occupation. Merchant


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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