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Richard Smith BlakeAge: 52 years18441896

Name
Richard Smith Blake
Given names
Richard Smith
Surname
Blake
Birth July 12, 1844
MarriageElizabeth ParkerView this family
May 26, 1871 (Age 26 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary A. “Mollie” Blake
about 1873 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Gertrude G. Blake
1875 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Benjamin Patrick “Ben” Blake
March 25, 1878 (Age 33 years)
Baptism of a sonBenjamin Patrick “Ben” Blake
April 21, 1878 (Age 33 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a son
#4
James Norbert Blake
April 17, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Baptism of a sonJames Norbert Blake
May 6, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a son
#5
Richard Thomas Blake
March 23, 1884 (Age 39 years)
Baptism of a sonRichard Thomas Blake
April 23, 1884 (Age 39 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Census January 1, 1885 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Joseph Parker Blake
December 16, 1886 (Age 42 years)
Baptism of a sonJoseph Parker Blake
January 29, 1887 (Age 42 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a son
#7
Walter Aloysius Blake
October 5, 1890 (Age 46 years)
Baptism of a sonWalter Aloysius Blake
November 30, 1890 (Age 46 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death December 29, 1896 (Age 52 years)
Burial December 31, 1896 (2 days after death)
Probate February 2, 1897 (35 days after death)
Family with Elizabeth Parker - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 26, 1871Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
James Norbert Blake
Birth: April 17, 1880 35 29Iowa, United States
Death: November 10, 1953?, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
4 years
son
Richard Thomas Blake
Birth: March 23, 1884 39 33Iowa, United States
Death: January 24, 1920Norwalk State Hospital, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
son
4 years
son

Marriage

The present location of Saint Mary's church in Iowa is in Franklin County. The church building was built in 1891. I do not know the location of the church prior to that, and it may have been across the county boundary in Hardin County.