.                    David Blake, 1764 - 1851, s/o Moses Blake
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

3    David Blake,7                                                                                           (Moses,6,James,5,John,4,John,3,John,2,William,1)
.
.         b 13 Feb 1764 Rehoboth, Bristol Co, Mass; d 22 Dec 1854 Gallia Co, Ohio, bur Blake Cem, Swan Creek, Ohio Twp, Gallia Co.
.         m 13 Jul 1785 Rehoboth to Martha Daggett, b 6 Oct 1765 Rehoboth, d 19 Apr 1847, bur Blake Cem, d/o Israel Daggett (s/o Israel
.             Daggett and Hannah Dorman) and Frances Bowen (d/o William Bowen and Frances Banister).
.             See
picture of Martha's tombstone below.

.         David was a member of the militia at Ft Harmar, which is in Marietta, Washington Co, Ohio.

.         1820 Gallia Co census, Ohio Twp, p 51, David Blake, 000301-11201-03.
.         1830 Gallia Co census, Ohio Twp, p 128, David Blake, 000000001-000010001.
.         1840 Gallia Co census, Ohio Twp, p 77, David Blake, 0000000001-0000000001.
.         1850 Gallia Co census, Ohio Twp, p 368, David Blake,85 RI, farmer, living with Anselm T. Blake.
.         1855, 17 Mar: Gallia Co: David Blake's will, dated 3 Apr 1826, probated.  Bequeathed to son David Blake, Junior one horse, one
.                   cow, and $75 and my big Bible, to son Jebez Blake one horse, one cow, and $75, to daughter Salley Strait $10, to daughter
.                   Fanny Thierry $10, to daughter Devisa Wood $15, to daughter Martha Trowbridge $10, to daughter Betsy Blake one cow,
.                   one bed, and bedding; to Nancy McDaniel one cow, one bed, and bedding, and appointed son Anselm Blake and wife Martha
.                   were apponted sole executors.  Anselm T. Blake was the surviving executor who gave bond of $500 in 1855.

.         issue:

.         
1.   Sarah Blake (Sally), b 7 May 1787 Ft Harmar (now Marietta), Ohio, d 15 May 1878 Clay Twp, Gallia Co, Ohio, m(1) 23
.               Aug 1806 Washington Co, Ohio to John Phelps, d 1811 Liberty Twp, Butler Co, Ohio.  Sally m(2) 26 Dec 1813 Washington Co,
.               Ohio to
Rev John Straight/Strait (#213), b 31 Aug 1758 Rhode Island, d 7 Jan 1860 Gallia Co, Ohio, s/o John and Mary
.               Straight.  Sally was reputedly the first white child born in Ohio, at the stockade of Ft Harmar, although her 1850 and 1860 census
.               records give RI, her 1870 census lists New Hampshire as her place of birth, and her sons David Blake Strait and Henry Clay
.               Strait's census records give Conn, Mass, and RI.  No record gives Ohio as her place of birth.
.               issue by John Phelps:
.               
a.   Martha Blake Phelps, b 4 Jun 1807.
.               
b.   Benjamin Blake Phelps, b 12 Apr 1811.
.               
c.   Abigail Phelps, m 3 Mar 1831 Gallia Co to George Null.

.         
2.   Hannah Dorman Blake, b 1789 RI, d 22 Sep 1868 Gallia Co, m 5(?15) Nov 1811 Marietta to Alexander Campbell, b Apr 1784,
.               d 9 Aug 1838 Gallia Co.

.         
3.   Francis Bowen Blake (Fanny), b 9 Feb 1791 Marietta, Ohio, d 8 Jul 1868 Gallia Co, bur Blake Cem, m 25 May 1815 to Fran-
.               cis Thierry, b 1765 France, d 2 Aug 1832, bur Blake Cem.

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4.   Benjamin Blake, b 1792, m Lucy Stanley.

.         
5.   Ladocia Foster Blake, b 15 Jul (?Jun) 1793 Marietta, d 12 Nov 1861 Newport, Ky, m 18 Nov 1816 (or 15 Nov 1811) Marietta
.               to Jesse Matick Wood, 9 Aug 1794 Chester, Pa, d 9 Jul 1876 Aliba, Iowa, s/o John and Naomi Wood.

.         
6.   Martha Jane Blake, b 4 Mar 1796, m 30 Sep 1815 Washington Co to Philo Trowbridge.

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7.   David Blake, b 4 Feb 1799 Marietta, m Mary Slone.

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8.   Anselm Tupper Blake, b 23 Nov 1801 Marietta, m Hannah Pamela Trowbridge.

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9.   Elizabeth Melvina Blake (Betsy), b 1802 Ohio, d 1889 Minneapolis, Kans, m Stewart Ellison.

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10.   Jabez Meigs Blake, b 28 Jul 1804 Ohio, m(1) Elizabeth Waugh, m(2) Elizabeth Freeman, m(3) Jane Jones.
.               Moved to Jefferson Co, Ill.








.         Ref:  1.   Notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: cjwood@bright.net   
.                  2.   Nida, p 31-35.
.                  3.   David Blake family history,
www.planetmurphy.org/content/body/Eckart/BlakeDavid5.htm    
.                  4.   Joanne Galvin's email:
joannekgalvin@hotmail.com, info on Phelps family.  She quotes from David Blake's death date
.                        from his obituary in a Gallia County newspaper.
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                   Tombstone of Martha Daggett Blake  
Picture from
www.findagrave.com, added by David Taylor