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DR. JOHN SABINE BLANCHARD was the son of Robert and Jemima (Chapman) Blanchard. He was b. Aug. 10, 1805, in Canaan. Having prepared himself for his profession as a physician he located and first began his practice at Cornish Flat in 1829. He continued there until about 1843, when he rem. to Meriden, where he still continued in practice, as his health would permit, until his death, Aug. 26, 1861. (See Med. Dept.) Nov. 8, 1832, he m. Louisa Jackson of Cornish, dau. of Judge Eleazer and Lois (Corbin) Jackson, b. Jan. 6, 1813, d. Mad 17, 1872. Children, all b. in Cornish:
i. EVELYN LOUISA, b. Oct. 17. 1834. Graduated Kimball Union academy in 1853. Spent several years teaching in Ill. and Mass. City missionary for three dears on the Congregational board in Boston. She M. Duncan of -. Resides in Pawtucket, R.I.
ii. HENRIETTA ISABELLA, b. June 12, 1838. Educated at Kimball Union Academy; graduated in class of 1856; m. Nov. 10, 1857, Samuel Bean of Meriden, son of Samuel and Bested Bean. Three children: 1. John Blanchard, b. Feb. 19, 1863. 2. Minnie, b. Feb. 12, 1865. 3. Ellen Frances, b. June 16, 1868. Mrs. Bean d. at Lebanon Feb. 6, 1888.
iii. LUELLA ELIZABETH, b. Oct. 22, 1841; d. Sept. 7, 1857.
iv. MARION EMMA, b. Nov. 9, 1848. After completing her studies at Kimball Union Academy she m. May 13, 1865, Charles Eaton of Sutton, a graduate of the same institution, in 1865: a lawyer of note in Toledo, 0hio One child, b. in 1866, that d. in 1874.