Freeman Silas and Hannah (Greely) Blanchard

Weston Township, Clark Co., Wisconsin

 

Freeman was born in 26 Aug 1840 in Washington, Sullivan, NH, the son of Silas and Martha J. (Smith) Blanchard.  On the 1860 Census, his occupation was listed as "blacksmith".  While residing in Sutton, New Hampshire, He married Hannah Greely Keyser, 16 Aug 1862 in Sutton, NH.  The day before, he had joined the Union Army.  He fought as a Private with Co. F, 11th NH during the Civil War, but deserted his company, 13 Nov 1862 at Sulphur Springs, Virginia.  We do not know if he later rejoined.

 

Hannah was born 30 Nov 1846 in Sutton, Merrimack NH, the daughter of Simon and Mary Ann (Pinney) Kezar.   The children of Freeman and Hannah were: Mary J., Walter M., Eda S., William C., James F., Frederick Harvey, Tina Maud and Ada Bell.  Freeman farmed in Weston Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.  Hannah passed away, 29 Nov 1913 in Jefferson, Linn, OR and Freeman died 1 Apr 1927 in Philomath, Benton, OR.

 

1880 Federal Census, Weston, Clark, Wisconsin

 Name

Relation

Marital Status

Sex

Race

Age

Nativity

Occupation

Father's Nativity

Mother's Nativity

 Freeman Blanchard

 Self

 M

 Male

 W

 39

 NH

Farmer

 NH

 NH

 Hanah G. Blanchard

 Wife

 M

 Female

 W

 34

 NH

Keeps House

 NH

 NH

 Mary J. Blanchard

 Dau

 S

 Female

 W

 15

 CANA

At School

 NH

 NH

 Walter M. Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 13

 NH

At School

 NH

 NH

 Leon Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 11

 NH

At School

 NH

 NH

 Eda S. Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 8

 WI

At School

 NH

 NH

 William C. Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 6

 WI

At School

 NH

 NH

 James F. Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 4

 WI

 

 NH

 NH

 Fredrick H. Blanchard

 Son

 S

 Male

 W

 2

 WI

 

 NH

 NH

 Maud V. Blanchard

 Dau

 S

 Female

 W

 4M

 WI

 

 NH

 NH

Previous Household: 26 yr. old Richard Free from Canada.

Next Household: Godlif and Ernstnea Kluckman, their sons: Albert and Herman, and daughters: Bertha and Louisa who were all born in Germany.

 

 

Military Records

 

Freeman Blanchard, a  resident of Sutton, New Hampshire joined Co. F, 11th NH 15 Aug 1862 in New Hampshire.

 

Family Research

 

The children of Silas Martha (Smith) Blanchard

George Washington Blanchard, born June 26, 1832 in Washington/Sullivan, NH; died May 05, 1912 in Washington/Sullivan, NH.

Charles A Blanchard, born November 14, 1835 in Washington/Sullivan, NH; died December 08, 1884 in Hillsboro/Hillsborough, NH.

Sara J Blanchard, born April 13, 1838 in Washington/Sullivan, NH; died January 16, 1870 in Antrim/Hillsborough, NH.

Freeman Silas Blanchard, born August 26, 1840 in Washington/Sullivan, NH; died April 02, 1927 in Philomath, Benton, OR.

Henry W Blanchard, born December 21, 1847; died May 22, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA.

Galen E. Blanchard, born October 25, 1851 in Washington/Sullivan, NH; died June 27, 1908 in Hopkinton, NH.

 

1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Silas F Blanchard               Age: 9                         Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841

Home in 1850: Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire

Household Members: Name          Age

            Joshua Blanchard--75--NH--Farmer

            Lucinda Blanchard--37 ?--NH     

            Silas Blanchard--40--NH--Farmer

            Martha J Blanchard--40--NH     

            Geo W Blanchard--17--NH--Farmer

            Chas A Blanchard--14--NH     

            Sarah J Blanchard--12--NH     

            Silas F Blanchard--9--NH     

            Henry W Blanchard--2--NH     

 

1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Freeman Blanchard           Age in 1860: 19        Birth Year: abt 1841 

Home in 1860: Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire           Post Office: Washington

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Silas Blanchard--50--NH--Farmer

            Martha Blanchard--50--NH     

            George Blanchard--28--NH--Laborer

            Charles Blanchard--24--NH--Marketing

            Sarah June Blanchard--22--NH

            Freeman Blanchard--19--NH--Mechanic

            Henry W Blanchard--12--NH

            Galen E Blanchard--8--NH

            Joshua Blanchard--84--NH     

 

???? another listing for the same individual ??????

Name: Freeman Blanchard           Age in 1860: 20        Birth Year: abt 1840 

Home in 1860: Sutton, Merrimack, New Hampshire

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Albert A Durgin--35 

            Lovina R Durgin--31 

            Oriana a Durgin--12 

            Mary J Durgin--4 

            Freeman Blanchard--20--NH--Blacksmith  

 

American Civil War Soldiers

Name: Freeman Blanchard           RESIDENCE: Sutton, New Hampshire 

Enlistment Date: 15 Aug 1862      Side Served: Union     State Served: New Hampshire 

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 August 1862 at the age of 21.

Enlisted in Company F, 11th Infantry Regiment New Hampshire on 29 Aug 1862.

Deserted from Company F, 11th Infantry Regiment New Hampshire on 13 Nov 1862 at Sulphur Springs, VA.

            Sources: 12 

 

 

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Name: Freeman S. Blanchard                               Side: Union 

Regiment State/Origin: New Hampshire 

Regiment Name: 11 New Hampshire Infantry 

Regiment Name Expanded: 11th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry 

COMPANY: F           Rank In: Private       Rank In Expanded: Private           

Rank Out: Private    Rank Out Expanded: Private         Film Number: M549 roll 1 

Source Information:

National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.

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1870 United States Federal Census

Name: Silas Blanchard       Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841      Age in 1870: 29 

Home in 1870: Eyota, Olmsted, Minnesota         Post Office: Eyota 

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Silas Blanchard                  29        NH      Blacksmith

            Hanah g Blanchard                         24        NH

            Mary J Blanchard                   5        Canada

            Walter M Blanchard               3        NH

            Leon A Blanchard                 1        NH

 

1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Freeman Blanchard           Age: 39          Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Occupation: Farmer             Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)

Marital Status: Married        Spouse's Name: Hanah G.

Father's birthplace: New Hampshire        Mother's birthplace: New Hampshire

Home in 1880: Weston, Clark, Wisconsin

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Freeman Blanchard           39        NH      Farmer

            Hanah G. Blanchard           34        NH

            Mary J. Blanchard                15        Canada

            Walter M. Blanchard            13        NH

            Leon Blanchard                   11        NH

            Eda S. Blanchard                  8        WI

            William C. Blanchard            6        WI

            James F. Blanchard              4        WI

            Fredrick H. Blanchard           2        WI

            Maud V. Blanchard                         4M       WI       born in Feb

 

1900 United States Federal Census

Name: F S Blanchard                     Age: 59          Birth Date: Aug 1840          

Birthplace: New Hampshire           Race: White              Ethnicity: American 

Relationship to head-of-house: Head

Father's Birthplace: New Hampshire       Mother's Birthplace: New Hampshire 

Spouse's Name: Hannah               Marriage Year: 1862            Years Married: 38 

Residence : Jefferson City, Marion, Oregon       Occupation: Farmer

Home in 1900: Jefferson, Marion, Oregon

   Household Members: Name       Age

            F S Blanchard                     59        Aug 1840      NH

            Hannah Blanchard                         54        Nov 1845       NH      7 of 10 children living

            Tina M Blanchard                20        Feb 1880       WI

            Ada Belle Blanchard           17        Sep 1882       WI      

Next listing on page :

Name: Jas F Blanchard      Age: 24          Birth Date: Jan 1876           Birthplace: Wisconsin

Race: White              Ethnicity: American             Relationship to head-of-house: Head

Father's Birthplace: New Hampshire       Mother's Birthplace: New Hampshire 

Spouse's Name: Lily M       Marriage Year: 1899            Years Married: 1 

Residence : Jefferson City, Marion, Oregon       Occupation: Teacher - school

Home in 1900: Jefferson, Marion, Oregon

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Jas F Blanchard                   24        Jan 1876       WI

            Lily M Blanchard                  22        Apr 1878        SD      no children

 

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Freeman S Blanchard        Age in 1910: 68        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842

Relation to Head of House: Head             Spouse's Name: Anna G (Hannah)

Father's Birth Place: New Hampshire      Mother's Birth Place: New Hampshire 

Home in 1910: Jefferson, Marion, Oregon

   Household Members: Name       Age

            Freeman S Blanchard       68        NH      Farmer  (military svc not indicated)

            Anna G Blanchard              64        NH      6 of 10 children living   

 

Son :

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918          - September 12. 1918         

Name: James Freeman Blanchard           City: Culver (Residence) Madras (Board)           

County: Jefferson    State: Oregon           Birth Date: 22 Jan 1876

Race: White              Roll: 1852058           DraftBoard: 0            Age: 42

Occupation: Farmer             Nearest Relative: Wife - Lillie Mae          

Height/Build: 74    Medium          Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue / Light Brown

 

1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Freeman S Blanchard        Age: 78 years            Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842

Relation to Head of House: Father           Father's Birth Place: Scotland  (?)

Marital Status: Widow         Race: White Sex: Male      Able to read/write: Yes/Yes 

Home in 1920: West Philomath, Benton, Oregon          Image: 844 

   Household Members: Name       Age

            William C Blanchard           46  WI             Farmer

            Edna E Blanchard               38  OR

            Elva L Blanchard                   6  OR

            Freeman S Blanchard       78  NH            Farmer

 

Oregon Death Index, 1903-98                    Certificate: 43 

Name: Blanchard, Freeman Silas    County: Benton       Death Date: 1 Apr 1927

 

            Grandson?

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: James F Blanchard            Birth Year: 1923       Race: White, citizen (White) 

Nativity State or Country: Oregon             State: Oregon           County or City: Benton 

Enlistment Date: 16 Jun 1943       Enlistment State: Oregon  Enlistment City: Portland 

Branch: No branch assignment    Branch Code: No branch assignment 

Grade: Private           Grade Code: Private 

Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law 

Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) 

----Source: Civil Life 

Education: 4 years of high school 

Civil Occupation: Student Codes 0x, 2x, 4x and 6x as pertain to students will be converted, for machine records purposes, to the code number 992. 

Marital Status: Single, without dependents        Height: 66      Weight: 483 

 

American Civil War Soldiers

You searched for Freeman Silas Blanch*rd 

Name                                 RESIDENCE                  Enlist Date Occupation State Served Side Served

Freeman Blanchard            Sutton, New Hampshire     15 Aug 1862 New Hampshire Union

Freeman Blanchard            Hartford, Connecticut          25 Aug 1862             Connecticut Union

Freeman Blanchard                                                            15 Oct 1863   Michigan       Union

Silas Blanchard                                                                   8 Oct 1861     New York       Union

Silas Blanchard                                                       Clerk Regular Army                         Union

 

 

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Carpenter, Personal Estate: $400
**************

Soldier Name                        Side    Function        Regiment Name

Blanchard, Freeman S.      Union Infantry          11th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry

Carpenter, Personal Estate: $400
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Freeman S. Blanchard (First_Last)

Regiment Name: 11 New Hampshire Infantry    Side: Union 

Company:  F             Soldier's Rank:_In  Prv.      Soldier's Rank:_Out  Prv. 

Film Number: M549 roll 1

 

 

Related Links

 

Blanchard, Mary J. (Marriage - 5 APR 1884)

Freeman Blanchard is also featured in the book, "Civil War Soldiers in the heart of Clark Co., Wisconsin"

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