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Richard Thomas BlakeAge: 35 years18841920

Name
Richard Thomas Blake
Given names
Richard Thomas
Surname
Blake
Birth March 23, 1884 39 35
Baptism April 23, 1884 (Age 31 days)
Census January 1, 1885 (Age 9 months)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
December 16, 1886 (Age 2 years)
Baptism of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
January 29, 1887 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Murphy
August 13, 1887 (Age 3 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Murphy
August 15, 1887 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
October 5, 1890 (Age 6 years)
Baptism of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
November 30, 1890 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherRichard Smith Blake
December 29, 1896 (Age 12 years)
Burial of a fatherRichard Smith Blake
December 31, 1896 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a daughter
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Ardath Elaine Blake
December 26, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.609722 Longitude: W122.333056

Residence December 26, 1910 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Julia Parker
February 15, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Burial of a motherElizabeth Julia Parker
February 18, 1911 (Age 26 years)
Residence about 1911 (Age 26 years)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.609722 Longitude: W122.333056

Residence 1914 (Age 29 years)
California, United States
Latitude: N37.0 Longitude: W120.0

Residence June 5, 1917 (Age 33 years)
Death January 24, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Cause of death: paresis
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Marriage: May 26, 1871Saint Mary's Church, Osceola Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Marriage: May 31, 1871Ackley, Hardin, Iowa, United States
3 years
elder sister
Mary Alice “Mollie” Blake
Birth: estimated 1873 28 24Ackley, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Death: October 9, 1952Redfield, Spink, South Dakota, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
James Norbert Blake
Birth: April 17, 1880 35 31Iowa, United States
Death: November 10, 1953Mental Health Institute, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
4 years
himself
Richard Thomas Blake
Birth: March 23, 1884 39 35Ackley, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Death: January 24, 1920Norwalk State Hospital, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
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himself
Richard Thomas Blake
Birth: March 23, 1884 39 35Ackley, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Death: January 24, 1920Norwalk State Hospital, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States
wife
daughter
daughter
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wife
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wife’s husband
wife

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.