Family:Blood, Joshua (1744-1823)

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Joshua Blood (Abigail Farnsworth, Elizabeth3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), son of David and Abigail (Farnsworth) Blood. was born 26 Jun 1744, Pepperell, MA, and died 17 Apr 1823, Pepperell, MA, aged 79 years, of an affliction of the liver.

He married, Kezia Jewett, 26 Nov 1767, Pepperell, MA, daughter of Jedediah and Elizabeth (Shattuck) Jewett, and granddaughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth (Chamberlin) Shattuck. She was born 6 Oct 1748, Groton, MA, and died 29 Dec 1839, Pepperell, MA, aged 91 years, of small pox.

Children of Joshua and Kezia (Jewett) Blood, all born Pepperell, MA:

i. Ezra Blood, b. 29 May 1770; bapt. 10 Jun 1770, Pepperell, MA; d. 6 Apr 1849, Townsend, MA; m. 6 Sep 1796, Pepperell, MA, Lydia Lawrence, daughter of Joseph and Lydia (Shattuck) Lawrence; granddaughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Martin) Lawrence, and of Jeremiah and Lydia (Lakin) Shattuck; great-granddaughter of Jeremiah and Sarah (Parker) Shattuck.
ii. Nathan Blood, b. 26 Oct 1773; bapt. 31 Oct 1773, Pepperell, MA; d. 16 Dec 1839, Pepperell, MA, aged 66 years, of small pox; m. 4 Feb 1801, Pepperell, MA, Sibbel Wright, daughter of Benjamin and Mary (-----) Wright.
iii. Kezia Blood, b. 12 Mar 1775; m. 24 Nov 1801, Pepperell, MA, Joshua Shattuck "of Ashby", son of Eliezer and Mary (Blood) Shattuck.
iv. Joshua Blood, Jr., b. 7 Mar 1778; "Jr." m. (int. 17 Oct 1800, Pepperell, MA), Mary Russell "of Mason, N. H."
v. Jonathan Blood, b. 11 Nov 1781; d. 17 May 1835, Pepperell, MA; m. 16 Dec 1802, Pepperell, MA, Sally Pierce.



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