CAPTAIN WILLIAM H BLIZZARD
NATIVE OF LEWES
1865 - 1922
Capt. William H. Blizzard, a well known Atlantic coast pilot and master mariner, died in the U. S. Marine hospital, Staten Island on Friday last.
He was born in Lewes, Delaware in 1865 to David and Margaret Blizzard, of Lewes. His father was also a sailor of the seas. He had an older sister, Anna.
In 1900 he and Annie, his wife, married in 1898, were living in Baltimore Hundred of Sussex county, Delaware, with one daughter Martha.
During the Spanish American War Capt Blizzard served as the commander of the navy tug Gypsum King.
Source: Saturday, October 7, 1922, Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Michigan