Person:Robert Blott (1)

m. 31 Aug 1609
  1. Mary Blott1609 - Bef 1662
  2. John Blott1611 - 1617
  3. Elizabeth Blott1613/14 -
  4. Ann Blott1616/17 -
  5. George Blott1619 - 1620
  6. Joanna Blott1620 - 1694
  7. Robert Blott1623 -
  8. Anna Blott1624/25 -
  9. Lydia Blott1627 - 1659
  10. Sarah Blott1631 - Aft 1674
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Robert Blott
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] Est 1584 Podington, Bedfordshire, England (probably)Estimate based on date of marriage.
Marriage 31 Aug 1609 Harrold, Bedfordshire, Englandto Susanna Selbee
Immigration[1] 1634 New England
Residence[1] 1634 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Other[1] 4 Mar 1634/35 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] Est 1640 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1642 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Will[1] 27 May 1662
Will[1] 27 Mar 1665 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States(codicil)
Death[1] Bet 27 Mar 1665 and 22 Aug 1665 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Between date of codicil and date of inventory.
Probate[1] 2 Feb 1665/66

Robert Blott (sometimes showing up as Thomas Blott) received a number of parcels in Charlestown in the 1630s and 1640s.

In his will, dated 27 May 1662 (codicil 27 Mar 1665, proved 2 Feb 1665/6), he named "Edward Ellis my son-in-law husband to Sarah my daughter," who received his house and lot, and was instructed to pay "to my eldest daughter's children, whose name was Woodford of Conniticott, three pounds," and to "give my daughter Tosior's children seven pounds and three bushels of wheat... besides to her eldest son John Green Cloth to make him a coat," and to "give to my daughter Lovett's children of Braintree seven pound and three bushels of wheat and two bushels of Indian, also to my son-in-law Danil Turin's children eight pounds". He also names son-in-law Daniell Lovett and his eldest son. The inventory totaled £112 5s, of which £ was real estate.

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Robert Blott, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (Boston, Massachusetts: NEHGS, 1999-2011).

    ORIGIN: Puddington, Bedfordshire.
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: "John Blacke [sic] and Susanna his wife" were admitted to Charlestown church on 4 January 1634/5 {ChChR 8; TAG 67:68]. On 28 December 1644, "Robert Blott and Susan his wife upon letters of dismission from the Church at CharleTowne having declared their spiritual condition to the Elders in private at their private meeting" were admitted to Boston church [BChR 43].
    FREEMAN: 4 March 1634/5 (second in a sequence of five Charlestown men) [MBCR 1:370].
    BIRTH: By about 1584 based on date of marriage. No parents mentioned
    DEATH: Between 27 Mar 1665 (Codicil to will) and 22 Aug 1665 (inventory)
    MARRIAGE: Harrold, Bedfordshire, 31 Aug 1609 Susanna Selbee [TAG 67:65]. She died at Boston 20 Jan 1659[/60] [BVR 71]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Douglass, Penny G. The English Origin of Robert(1) Blott of Charlestown and Boston, Mass. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Apr 1992)

    Robert1 Blott was born presumably in Bedfordshire, England, probably in the 1580s. He may have been a son of the Robert Blott of Harrold, co. Bedford, whose 1609[/I0?] will is abstracted [earlier in the article].