West Virginia Pioneers

John Thomas Blake

Male 1829 - 1911  (81 years)


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  • Name John Thomas Blake 
    Born 18 Dec 1829  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1911  Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • Death Record
      Name: John T./Blake
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: 10 Jun 1911
      Death Place: Mt. Zion, Calhoun Co., West Virginia
      Age at Death: 83y
      Marital Status: M
      Occupation: Farmer
      Informant: Doctor
      Cause: cancer of tongue
    Person ID I101755  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Family 1 Emily Susan Allen,   b. 1 Oct 1836, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1898  (Age 61 years) 
    Notes 


    • 1860 Barbour, VA
      John T Blake 17 VA
      Emily S 22 VA
      James W 6 VA
      Ara J 2 VA

      1870 Pleasant, Barbour, wV
      Blake, John R 38 VA
      Emily S 36 VA
      Ary Jane 13 WV
      Susan F 5 WV
      Elizabeth A 2 WV
      [next door is Henry (48) and Ary (25) Weaver - relative??)

      1880 Lee, Calhoun, WV
      Blake, Thomas 50 VA VA VA
      Emily S 44 VA VAVA
      Ary J 23 da WV
      Susan F 15 da WV
      Elisabeth 12 da WV
      Margaret 5 da WV
      Waitman 2 son WV
      Olive 2/12 Mar da WV


      findagrave.com

      John Thomas Blake
      Birth: Dec. 18, 1829
      Virginia, USA
      Death: Jun. 10, 1911
      Mount Zion
      Calhoun County
      West Virginia, USA

      Son of William Blake. First marriage to Emily Susan Allen Blake and second marriage to Mary Ann Adams Blake.
      Parents:
      William Blake (1800 - 1890)

      Emily Susan Allen Blake
      Birth: Oct. 1, 1836
      Virginia, USA
      Death: Feb. 10, 1898
      Mount Zion
      Calhoun County
      West Virginia, USA

      Daughter of James Allen and Nancy Mauzy Allen. Married to John Thomas Blake, son of William Blake.

      Children:
      Elizabeth A, Blake Woodford (1868 - 1898)*
      Benjamine H. Blake (1873 - 1878)*

      Burial:
      Mount Zion Cemetery
      Grantsville
      Calhoun County
      West Virginia, USA
    Children 
     1. James W Blake,   b. CA 1854, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ara Jane Blake,   b. CA 1858, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susan F Blake,   b. CA 1865, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth A Blake,   b. 1868, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 30 years)
    +5. Margaret Blake,   b. Jul 1875, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Aug 1947  (Age ~ 72 years)
     6. Waitman Blake,   b. CA 1878, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Olive Blake,   b. 24 Mar 1880, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F26040  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Ann Adams,   b. 15 Apr 1858, Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1940, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1898  Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 


    • Marriage Record
      Date: 27 Mar 1898
      Place: Calhoun, West Virginia
      John T Blake, 68, wid, res Calhoun
      Mary Shafer, 40, wid, res Calhoun

      1900 Union, Barbour, WV
      Blake, John 12/1829 m 2y VA KY VA
      Mary 4/1858 m 2y 7-5 children WVWVWV
      Shafer, Willie R son 2/1897 WVWVWV Roy 2/17/1897

      1910 Lee, Calhoun, WV
      Blake, John R 80 m2-11y VA KY VA
      Mary A 52 m2- 11y 7-6 children WV WV WV
      Ottawa son 9 WV VA WV
      Shaffer, Willie R ss 13 WVWVWV

      1920 Lee, Calhoun, WV all born WV WV WV
      Blake, Mary 63 wd
      Ottawa son 19 s
      Shaffer, William R son 22 s
      James F son 25 s
      Charter son 28 s
    Children 
    +1. Ottawa Blake,   b. 9 Jul 1900, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F26046  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    2. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.