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Joe Biden

46th U.S. President


    Edward Francis Blewitt

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    • Great-grandfather of Joe Biden — 4th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 14 
    • Birth Date:
    • 2 Jan 1859 
    • Birth Location:
    • New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 26 May 1926 
    • Death Location:
    • Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania 
    • Burial Date:
    • 29 May 1926 
    • Burial Location:
    • Saint Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 May 1879 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania 
    • Notes: 
    • Although some of the Federal Census records give his birth as Pennsylvania, both the 1860 and 1920 census give his birth location as Louisiana. His daughter's death certificate gives it incorrectly as Scranton, Pennsylvania. A 1924 passenger list and an 1891 Lafayette College history confirms it as New Orleans.

  • Additional marriages for Edward Francis Blewitt


    • Spouse:
    • Mary Ann Blackwell
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1891

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  • Sources for Edward Francis Blewitt

    • 2 Federal Census, PA, Lackawanna County, 1910, Dunmore Ward 6, E.D. 30, Sheet 6B, Image 12 of 44.
    • 3 Federal Census, PA, Luzerne County, 1860, Scranton, p. 162, Image 162 of 232.
    • 4 Federal Census, PA, Luzerne County, 1870, Scranton Ward 2, p. 58, Image 58 of 59.
    • 5 Pennsylvania, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1800-1962, S.S. Voltaire, 18 JUL 1924, arrival at Philadelphia, includes birth date and location.
    • 8 Pittston Gazette (Pittston, Pennsylvania), 27 NOV 1911, p. 3, Obituary for father Patrick F Blewitt.
    • 9 The Scranton Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania), 12 FEB 1901, p. 6, Obituary for mother Mrs Catharine Blewitt.
    • 10 Coffin, Selden J., et. al. , The Men of Lafayette, 1862-1893: Lafayette College, Its History, Its Men, Their Record, Easton: George W. West (1891), 228.
    • 11 Leonard, John W. , Who's Who in Pennsylvania: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries, 2nd edition, New York: L. R. Hamersly and Company (1908), 77.