|. David Blake, 1764 - 1851, s/o Moses Blake
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.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.
. 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.
31 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.
32 7. David Blake, b 4 Feb 1799 Marietta, m Mary Slone.
33 8. Anselm Tupper Blake, b 23 Nov 1801 Marietta, m Hannah Pamela Trowbridge.
. 9. Elizabeth Melvina Blake (Betsy), b 1802 Ohio, d 1889 Minneapolis, Kans, m Stewart Ellison.
34 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
. 2. Nida, p 31-35.
. 3. David Blake family history, www.planetmurphy.org/content/body/Eckart/BlakeDavid5.htm
. 4. Joanne Galvin's email: email@example.com, info on Phelps family. She quotes from David Blake's death date
. from his obituary in a Gallia County newspaper.
| Tombstone of Martha Daggett Blake
Picture from www.findagrave.com, added by David Taylor