John Blackford Sr. was married to Ruth Sutton. He is also a direct ancestor of mine! His parents were Samuel Blackford, Sr., b. 1640 in England, d. 1711 in Piscataway, and Hannah Ann Smalley, b. June 14 1641 in Plymouth, MA, d. aft 1708 in Eastham, MA. Hannah's parents were John Smalley, b. 1615 in Bideford, Devonshire, England, d. July 30 1692 in Piscataway, and Ann Walden, b. 1616 in Eastham, MA, d. January 29, 1693 in Piscataway (they were married Nov 29 1638 in Plymouth, MA).