Person:James Blood (2)

m. 7 Feb 1630/31
  1. Richard Blood1617 - 1683
  2. Robert BloodAbt 1628 - 1701
  3. John Blood1630 -
  4. Deacon James Blood1632 - 1692
  5. Mary Blood1640 - Bet 1717 & 1717/18
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Sergeant James Blood
Gender Male
Birth? 1600 Puddington, Nottinghamshire, England
Marriage 7 Feb 1630/31 St. Peters, Nottingham, Englandto Ellen Harrison
Immigration? Bef 1639
Other[4] 2 Jun 1641 Freeman
Death[3][5] 17 Nov 1683 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Ancestral File Number 8TH1-97

"He Granted 20 acres as an original propreitor of Groton in Groton, Middlesex, MA." He signed a will on 18 Jun 1683 in Concord, Middlesex, MA.

James came from Cheshire, England to New England 1638 to Concord Massachusetts where he was admitted freeman, 2 June 1641, accompanied by his four sons, James, John, Richard, and Robert, all of whom married except John, and they were amoung the original proprietors of Groton Massachusetts.

  1. Holmes, Frank R. Directory of the ancestral heads of New England families, 1620-1700. (Baltimore, Maryland, United States: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1964)
    pg xxv, 208.
  2. Ancestral File: [NOT considered a reliable source].
  3. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    BLOOD, JAMES, Concord 1639, freem. 2 June 1641, idly reput. by some, solely from similar surname, to be br. of that Col. B. kn. in Eng. hist. for gr. boldness in steal. from the Tower, 1671, the crown and regalia of Charles II. and the greater impudence, by wh. he gain. not only impun. but an est. from the jolly k. See the curious let. from the w. of the regicide Goffe to her h. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 60. He had perhaps brot. from Eng. all or most of these four s. Robert, James, Richard, John, wh. d. unm. 30 Oct. 1692, had here Mary, b. 12 July 1640; and he d. 17 Nov. 1683.

  4. List of Freemen of Massachusetts 1630-1691
    pg 18, 19.
  5. Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1891)

    James Blood dyed 17 . 9 . 83. [17 Nov 1683, 9th month is November in 1683]