(* There seems to be an error in Mr. Youngs data, and Stephen may indeed be SAMUEL BLAISDELL born 7 Aug 1786 , NH, son of Samuel Blaisdell and Abigail OSGOOD All of the children listed by Young, are in IGI files as children of SAMUEL and Bathsheba)
Born in Gifford NH Aug. 7, 1786, A preacher, he traveled extensively in NH, MA, VT and CT. Married in 1810 to Bathsheba ALDRICH, who was born in Templeton MA, March 12, 1788. He removed to Leyden VT,, and to this county in March, 1824 settled in Ellington (then Gerry) on lot 29. In the spring of 1827, he removed to Cherry Creek, on lot 28. He was connected to the Christian denomination, and was ordained to the ministry in 1808. He had 6 children;
1.) Sarah Ann, born July 14, 1812, married Isaac ALLEN, and removed to Wisconsin, where she died, Jan.1,1862.
2.) Eliza, b, Oct 16, 1814, married Joseph CUMMINGS of Villenova, who died in Randolph. She had 2 children, Sarah Ann and Stephen Cummings.
3.)Amanda, L. b, Jan.16, 1820, married to Palmer NORTHRUP, both dead.
4.)William S. b, Feb.14,1823, Married 1st, Lydia F. SHATTUCK, dau of Lawrence F. Shattuck, she died June 24,1860 leaving 2 children, Burke and Lydia, who died at the ages of 5 and 3 years old. He married 2nd, MAry JAne HARRIS, dau of Otis HARRIS of Gerry, by whom he had 3 children, Martha, William and Alfred BLAISDELL.
5.) Bogardus A. b, July7, 1825, married Catharine COTTLE, sisterof Philip S. COTTLE of Fredonia, and had 3 children, Nettie, Harry and one died infant.
6,) Napoleon L. b, April 2, 1830, married Anna DAVIS of Cuba NY.and had 3 children, Mary, Harriet , George, who died at age 7. The family moved to Missouri in 1865.
Mr. Stephen BLASDELL died September 9, 1854, aged 68 years.
Andrew Young, History of Chautauqua Co NY 1875
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