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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Augustus  BLANCHARD

  (b. 29 July 1746Dunstable, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 27 February 1809Milford, New Hampshire, USA )  
Summary: Augustus BLANCHARD was born 29 July 1746 in Dunstable, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Augustus BLANCHARD was the child of Joseph BLANCHARD and Rebecca HUBBARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph BLANCHARD and Abiah HASSELL (maternal)  Jonathan HUBBARD and Rebecca BROWN

He married  Bridget LOVEWELL .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. Bridget LOVEWELL  was born 10 July 1749 in Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 24 November 1836 in Milford, New Hampshire, USA . 

Augustus BLANCHARD died 27 February 1809 in Milford, New Hampshire, USA.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? In 1811, Chief Tecumseh met with Creek Indian leaders in Tuckabatchee, Alabama, and tried to persuade them to join him in his fight against the Americans. Unsuccessful, he shouted, "When I get back to Detroit I will stamp my foot upon the ground and shake down every house in Tuckabatchee." A month later, the great earthquakes of 1811 shook and enormous region. The Indians at Tuckabatchee hurried to their lodges, exclaiming, "Tecumseh has reached Detroit. Feel the earth move with his foot!"

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996

Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA - Dunstable Center, Dunstable, Mass.
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA
Dunstable Center, Dunstable, Mass.
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA - Depot Street looking East, Dunstable, Mass.
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA
Depot Street looking East, Dunstable, Mass.
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA - Evangelical Congregational Church
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA
Evangelical Congregational Church
Milford, New Hampshire, USA -
Milford, New Hampshire, USA

Milford, New Hampshire, USA -
Milford, New Hampshire, USA

Milford, New Hampshire, USA - Fitchburg Depot, Milford, N. H.
Milford, New Hampshire, USA
Fitchburg Depot, Milford, N. H.

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Augustus BLANCHARD married flag  Bridget LOVEWELL-- Place: 

flag  Sarah BLANCHARD (b.3 January 1766, Dunstable, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

flag  Priscilla BLANCHARD (b.21 August 1768, Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

flag  Augustus BLANCHARD (b.18 January 1770, Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England  d. 12 October 1829, , New Hampshire, USA)

flag  Hannah BLANCHARD (b.27 February 1772, Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England  d. 19 February 1846, )

flag  Esther BLANCHARD (b.4 May 1774, Merrimack, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

flag  Bridget BLANCHARD (b.23 June 1776, Merrimack, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 16 July 1837, , New Hampshire, USA)

flag  Rebecca BLANCHARD (b.23 June 1778, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. , )

flag  Rebecca BLANCHARD (b.18 February 1779, Amherst, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. , )

flag  James BLANCHARD (b.25 February 1781, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 18 March 1798, Milford, New Hampshire, USA)

flag  George BLANCHARD (b.16 August 1783, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. , )

flag  Jonathan BLANCHARD (b.1785, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 29 September 1788, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire)

flag  Porter BLANCHARD (b.16 August 1788, Milford, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. , )

flag  Jonathan BLANCHARD (b.9 April 1793, Milford, New Hampshire, USA  d. , )

flag  Catherine BLANCHARD (b.18 July 1796, Milford, New Hampshire, USA  d. , )

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Augustus BLANCHARD - Grave
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29 July 1746
Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA

1746 Birth
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

1766 Birth of Child
Sarah BLANCHARD was born 3 January 1766, Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA
1768 Birth of Child
Priscilla BLANCHARD was born 21 August 1768, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
1770 Birth of Child
Augustus BLANCHARD was born 18 January 1770, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

1772 Birth of Child
Hannah BLANCHARD was born 27 February 1772, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

1774 Birth of Child
Esther BLANCHARD was born 4 May 1774, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

1776 Birth of Child
Bridget BLANCHARD was born 23 June 1776, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

1778 Birth of Child
Rebecca BLANCHARD was born 23 June 1778, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
1779 Birth of Child
Rebecca BLANCHARD was born 18 February 1779, Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

1781 Birth of Child
James BLANCHARD was born 25 February 1781, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

1783 Birth of Child
George BLANCHARD was born 16 August 1783, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

1788 Birth of Child
Porter BLANCHARD was born 16 August 1788, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
1788 Death of Child
Jonathan BLANCHARD died 29 September 1788, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

1793 Birth of Child
Jonathan BLANCHARD was born 9 April 1793, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

1796 Birth of Child
Catherine BLANCHARD was born 18 July 1796, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
1798 Death of Child
James BLANCHARD died 18 March 1798, Milford, New Hampshire, USA
World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

27 February 1809
Milford, New Hampshire, USA

Augustus is buried at: Elm Street Cemetery Milford Hillsborough County New Hampshire, USA
In memory of / Augustus Blanchard, Esq. / Who departed this life / Feb. 27 AD 1809 / In the 63rd year of his age / Of noble men, of mental energy / active & vigorous; As husband & Parent he was tender & affectionate / As a neighbor & friend, obliging & honorable, / As a magistrate just; / As a citizen in various elective offices / Faithful & zealous; As a companion affable & courteous. / With him dwell hospitality & ever / sound endearment. / We mourn his sudden exit. / Nor public prayers, nor friendships tears, / could shield him from the uplifted hand of / death. Let not the wise in wisdom glory / Nor let the mighty glory in their might / No human power nor excelence can ere disarm ...(the rest under grass)
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