BLANCHARD Home Page, Intro.
BLANCHARD Surname List
This page provides access to various databases and reference materials for use by members of the BLANCHARD List at RootsWeb.
Arms, Shields and other Topics of Heraldry
Please Note: Some of these databases are LARGE and may take a long time to load. Wait until your browser indicates that the file has finished loading before searching the database.
- Descendants of "Joseph" and Ann BLANCHARD
This database, prepared by Pat BLANCHARD CURRY of Richmond, CA, contains many of the descendants (to the 10th generation) of "Joseph" and Ann BLANCHARD. This Joseph BLANCHARD died in Boston in 1637. Ann is the documented progenitor of this line (her maiden name is unknown). "Joseph" is believed to be her husband, but evidence is still being sought to confirm this relationship.
- Descendants of George BLANCHARD, eldest son of the immigrant Thomas BLANCHARD. This database, prepared by Pat BLANCHARD CURRY of Richmond, CA, contains many of the descendants of George BLANCHARD (some through 10 generations). It also includes 13 appendices containing miscellaneous data on a number of families who might prove to belong to this line.
- Descendants of Joseph BLANCHARD and Thomas BLANCHARD
This comprehensive, integrated database, prepared by John F. Chandler of Harvard, MA, is "part of an ongoing effort to track the various Blanchards in New England to the year 1800". It combines the descendants of both Joseph BLANCHARD and Thomas BLANCHARD in a single database. Note: Based on data collected by our BLANCHARD DNA Project, we now know that Joseph and Thomas were not brothers, as has often been claimed.
Databases at Other Sites
Links are provided here to databases and record collections at other sites, which may be of interest to BLANCHARD researchers. We make no assurance as to the accuracy of this information and you should direct
any comments or questions to the person or persons who are identified as the
authors/compilers of the information.
- Descendants of Azariel BLANCHARD, g.g.grandson of the immigrant Thomas BLANCHARD through his son George. Azariel settled in central NY State
after the Revolutionary War. Many of his ancestors stayed in the Cuyler/Truxton/Cortland area and others went west.
This database was prepared by David C. Crankshaw whose wife is a descendant of Azariel(1741-1818).
Permission to link to this page has been given by David and Tim Stowell, manager
of the CortlandNYGenWeb page.
Descendants of Aaron BLANCHARD. This database, submitted by Frank Rooks,
traces some of the Canadian descendants of Aaron Blanchard, who emigrated from Massachusetts to Upper
Canada in about 1800. Living persons are excluded for privacy reasons.
Aaron (1766-1843) is a descendant of Thomas, the immigrant, through his son Samuel.
BLANCHARD Archives Search
Be sure to take advantage of the Search Engine that is available for all mailing lists at RootsWeb for which this service has been requested. You may use this link to go directly to the BLANCHARD Archives Search Site. Enter BLANCHARD and Search our archived messages from 1996 - 2009 .
Refer to Greetings/Guidelines for Web Search procedures (Sect. II. C. 4.) or for other matters relating to the BLANCHARD Mail List.
Links to BLANCHARD data collections on this and other servers.
Links to other sources, tools, research aids, etc.
Search for the Origins of the Immigrants
Thomas (c1585-1654)and Joseph (      -1637) BLANCHARD;
presenting a collection of known and rumored information about these two who, for many years, were presumed
to be brothers.
Blanchard Family DNA Project with results of DNA
tests on many different Blanchards, including known descendants of Thomas
and Joseph. The results indicate that those two were not related.
UBP - Unidentified Blanchard Photos
submitted by List members who request help in completing their identification.
Other Sites of Interest to BLANCHARD Researchers
BLANCHARD Message Board at RootsWeb/Ancestry
This service started in June 2001 and replaced the GenConnect message boards at RootsWeb and the FamilyHistory.com (Ancestry) boards. There is a wide range of board types covering surnames, localities and topics, all related to genealogy.
The administrator for the BLANCHARD Mail List also administers the BLANCHARD (Surname) Board. All posted messages are archived and are searchable. For a brief description of what is available and directions for using the Board, please refer to the Greetings/Guidelines message, Part IV, (see BLANCHARD Archives Search, above).
You don't have to be a List member to use the Board but we encourage you to join us on the List in order to take full advantage of these associated services.
BLANCHARD Genealogy Forum at GenForum
This is another Bulletin Board for the BLANCHARD Surname. This Board operates independently of the BLANCHARD Mail List.
- Blanchard Family History Society, (England)
A member of the Guild of One-Name Studies.
Colin Blanshard Withers, Chairman
Note: An account was established for this Web Page at RootsWeb on 24 Oct 1998 and all files were initially uploaded on 26 Oct. 1998. Please bookmark the address for this Page:
New databases and additional materials are added for the benefit of the members of the BLANCHARD List and member suggestions are welcomed.
The BLANCHARD List was a proud Sponsor of the RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative before the merger with Ancestry.com and we are grateful to RootsWeb for providing the use of their mail and web servers.
For information about what RootsWeb is and does,
visit their home page.
Fletch Blanchard [email protected]
List/Web Page Administrator
Page last updated 18 July 2009.
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