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Julia S. FITCH
Born: 29 Aug 1843 in Sheffield, Lorain, Ohio
Died: 7 Sep 1905 in Yamhill Co, Oregon
Buried: 8 Sep 1905 in Carlton, Yamhill Co, Oregon

Julia's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, Sheffield, Lorain, OH: 7 years, born OH. Living with parents, 2 siblings, and another male.
1860 CENSUS, Sheffield, Lorain, OH: 17 years, born NY. Living with parents and 3 siblings.
1870 CENSUS, Sheffield, Lorain, OH: 26 years, born OH. Living with parents, 2 siblings, and a farm hand.
1880 CENSUS, Monroe Precinct, Benton Co, OR: 36 years, born OH. Living with spouse, Benjamin F. BLOOD; 2 sons (Benjamin H. and Charles P.) plus niece, Sadie FITCH.
1900 CENSUS, Carlton, Yamhill Co, OR, ED 164: born Aug 1843, 56 years, born OH, father born OH, mother born NY, married 25 years, no children born. Living with spouse, Benjamin BLOOD.

From Yamhill County Court House: April 27, 1889, Julia S. BLOOD, Grantee; William and Mary Geldard, Grantors; Warranty Deed, Book X, page 563; 1 Acre, Carlton (part of Peter Smith DLC).
January 19, 1893, 2 p.m., Julia S. BLOOD, Grantee; Ortha Smith, Grantor; Quit Claim, Book 28, page 482; 1 Acre, Carlton (part of Peter Smith DLC).

Settlement of Estates, Yamhill Co, OR: B. F. BLOOD, Julia S. BLOOD, Administrator; File No. 960, 6 Feb 1902.

Oregon Death Certificate No. 1042: Mrs. Julia S. BLOOD, born 29 August 1843, OH; died 7 Sep 1905, Yamhill Co, Oregon. Julia was a widow and the daughter of W. FITCH and Harriet LEWIS. She was 62 years, and 8 days of age when she died from unknown causes. The informant listed is Horace B. BLOOD, Ogden, Utah. Julia was buried at Carlton, 8 Sep 1905, by Culver Funeral Home, McMinnville. (We have never located Julia's grave.)

Obituary: "Julia S. FITCH was born in Sheffield about twenty-five miles from Cleveland, Ohio, on August 30 1832. In 1872, she removed to California. In April, 1874 she was married to B. F. BLOOD. In 1885 she came to Oregon where she has since resided. Early in life she converted and united with the Congregational Church, doing a humble work for her Savior. A Sunday school teacher for many years. In September, 1891 she was baptized into the Carlton Baptist Church. Her membership at the time of her death was with the First Baptist Church of Ogden, Utah.
She died September 7, 1905, leaving a son, Reverend B. F. BLOOD, of Ogden, Utah, an adopted daughter, Mrs. J. W. SCOTT, of Carlton, two brothers, H. G. and C. W. FITCH, of Washington County, Oregon, with many friends to mourn her.
Her funeral occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. SCOTT, with whom she resided, September 8, 1905, conducted by Reverend W. E. McCutcheon, of Carlton."

Julia married
Benjamin F. BLOOD Apr 1874 in CA
Born: Aug 1847 in Wisconsin
Died: before 24 Aug 1900 in Yamhill Co, Oregon
Buried: in Carlton, Yamhill, Oregon
Father: David W. BLOOD
Mother: Ada STRETCH

Benjamin 's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, Turtle, Rock, WI: one year old, born WI, twin of Sarah F. BLOOD. Living with parents, 4 siblings and Rebeca STRETCH.
1860 CENSUS, Turtle, Rock, WI: 11 years, born WI. Living with parents and siblings.
1880 CENSUS, Monroe, Benton,OR, ED10: 32 years, born WI, father born NH, mother born OH, blacksmith. Living with wife, Julia S.; 2 sons (Benjamin H. and Charles P.) plus a niece (Sadie FITCH).
1900 CENSUS, Carlton, Yamhill Co, OR, ED 164: born Aug 1847, 52 years, born WI, father born NH, mother born OH, married 25 years, landlord, owns home with mortgage. Living with wife, Julia S.

Portland City Directory, 1888: Benjamin F. BLOOD, blacksmith for J. Honeyman and Company; boards at 44 Jefferson.

Veterans Schedule, Lafayette Precinct, Yamhill Co, Oregon, 1890: Benjamin F. BLOOD served as a private in Company I, Sixteenth Iowa Infantry from October 15, 1864 to June 15, 1865. He served a total of eight months. Benjamin enlisted at eighteen years of age, starting on November 25, 1864. He was mustered out on June 20, 1865, at Clinton, Iowa.

Civil War Pension Index: Benjamin F. BLOOD, Company I, Sixteenth Iowa Infantry. Benjamin filed as an invalid on July 10, 1897 in Oregon; Application No. 1,194,142. His widow, Julia S. BLOOD, filed for a widow's pension in Oregon on August 24, 1900; Application No. 725,319; Certificate No. 520,922. This was done through Attorney J. W. Morris.

United States Patent Office: Benjamin F. BLOOD, of Forest Grove, Oregon; Julia S. BLOOD, Administratrix of said Benjamin F. BLOOD, deceased. On April 5, 1900 Benjamin filed for a Patent for "certain new and useful Improvements in Swage-Blocks". The Serial Number was 99,973.

Oregon State Archives, Case No. 0960: B. F. BLOOD, Estate, 1902, Yamhill County. (Genealogical section).

Julia and Benjamin had the following children:

  1. Horace Benjamine BLOOD
  2. Charles P. BLOOD
    Born: Apr 1880 in Oregon
    Died: after 1880
    Charles' Notes:
    1880 CENSUS, Monroe, Benton, OR, ED 10: born April, 2 months old, born OR. Living with parents, brother, and a cousin.

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