Biography of John W. Blakely
Howard County, IN Biographies





JOHN W. BLAKELY is the fourth son of twelve children born to Thomas and Eliza (Blair) Blakely, the former a native of Ireland, the latter of Ohio. John W. was born April 10, 1847, in Franklin County, Ohio, where he remained twenty four years. His boyhood days were spent on the farm, working to help support the family, and he received but a limited education. He was married, January 24, 1871, to Miss Mary F. Teegardin, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth (Crum) Teegardin, natives of Pennsylvania. She was born in Pickaway County, Ohio, November 22, 1845. Four children crowned this union; Irvin W., born September 8, 1872; Laura E., born October 30, 1875; Jennie L. (deceased), born February 9, 1877, and Homer A., born January 21, 1881. When he was married, he was in very limited circumstances he moved to Allen County, Ohio, where he remained ten years working on a farm; he then came to this county, locating in Howard Township. on his father in law's place, where he is now living; he is an energetic farmer and worthy citizen; he is a member of the I. O. O. F. and is one of the most active workers in the Democratic party.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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