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James Norbert BlakeAge: 73 years18801953

Name
James Norbert Blake
Given names
James Norbert
Surname
Blake
Birth April 17, 1880 35 29
Baptism May 6, 1880 (Age 19 days)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
March 23, 1884 (Age 3 years)
Baptism of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
April 23, 1884 (Age 4 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Census January 1, 1885 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
December 16, 1886 (Age 6 years)
Baptism of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
January 29, 1887 (Age 6 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Murphy
August 13, 1887 (Age 7 years)
Patrick Parker farm, Washington, Butler, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.583938 Longitude: W92.958354

Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Murphy
August 15, 1887 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
October 5, 1890 (Age 10 years)
Baptism of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
November 30, 1890 (Age 10 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death of a fatherRichard Smith Blake
December 29, 1896 (Age 16 years)
Burial of a fatherRichard Smith Blake
December 31, 1896 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Parker
February 15, 1911 (Age 30 years)

Burial of a motherElizabeth Parker
between February 16, 1911 and February 22, 1911 (Age 30 years)
Residence about 1911 (Age 30 years)
Residence 1914 (Age 33 years)
Residence September 12, 1918 (Age 38 years)
Death of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
January 24, 1920 (Age 39 years)
Cause: paresis
Death of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
May 19, 1928 (Age 48 years)
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
Latitude: N45.786667 Longitude: W108.537222

Death of a sisterGertrude G. Blake
1952 (Age 71 years)

Death November 10, 1953 (Age 73 years)
?, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.456955 Longitude: W91.925671

Burial November 13, 1953 (3 days after death)
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father
mother
Marriage: May 26, 1871Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
himself
James Norbert Blake
Birth: April 17, 1880 35 29Iowa, United States
Death: November 10, 1953?, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
4 years
younger brother
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
younger brother
4 years
younger brother

Baptism

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.

Residence

Known as the Mental Health Institute in later years.

Name

The marker for James N. Blake is adjacent to the monument for Richard Smith Blake and Elizabeth Parker Blake.

Death

Known as the Mental Health Institute in later years.

Death

The marker for James N. Blake is adjacent to the monument for Richard Smith Blake and Elizabeth Parker Blake.

Burial

The marker for James N. Blake is adjacent to the monument for Richard Smith Blake and Elizabeth Parker Blake.