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Richard Thomas BlakeAge: 35 years18841920

Name
Richard Thomas Blake
Given names
Richard Thomas
Surname
Blake
Birth March 23, 1884 39 33
Baptism April 23, 1884 (Age 31 days)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

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)
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 3 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 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)
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 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
1910 (Age 25 years)
Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.5 Longitude: W120.5

Death of a motherElizabeth Parker
February 15, 1911 (Age 26 years)

Burial of a motherElizabeth Parker
between February 16, 1911 and February 22, 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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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
elder brother
James Norbert Blake
Birth: April 17, 1880 35 29Iowa, United States
Death: November 10, 1953?, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
4 years
himself
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
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Richard Thomas Blake
Birth: March 23, 1884 39 33Iowa, United States
Death: January 24, 1920Norwalk State Hospital, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States
wife
daughter
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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.