16 December 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Amos C. Blodget

Blodget Family Stone 

Amos C Blodget

Amos C. Blodget was buried in Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan.  My husband and I visited this cemetery this past summer and spent time photographing gravestones that were related to the Glover family.

Amos C. Blodget married Sarah Salisbury Glover, the daughter of Charles Williamson Glover and Mary Ann Powers.  Sarah Salisbury Glover was the granddaughter of Alexander Glover and Sarah Salisbury, my fourth great grandfather.

Amos C. Blodget was a Michigan legislator from Washtenaw county during the years 1857-58.  He was elected to other local offices in Ypsilanti, Michigan during his career; serving as Justice of the Peace and Prosecuting Attorney.  He spent many years as an attorney and specialized in insurance law later in his career.

Amos C. Blodget was born in 1822, possibly in Vermont. He died 3 September 1906 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.  Amos is buried in the Blodget Family Plot in Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Lot 19 and Block 100.

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