Biography of Edward M. Blake
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Blake, Edward M. - Anthony Blake, born in Alsace. France, May 27, 1819, came to America with his parents in 1832. In the spring of 1833 he went to Lima, Livingston county, where he lived several years and where, while attending school, he made the acquaintance of Mary Phillips, whom he married January 1, 1839. They had eight children: Caroline E., Frank B., John W., Mary J., Edward M., Theodore A., Emma A. and George W. Mr. Blake was reared in the Roman Catholic faith, but read and experienced religion in a different light, and in 1838 united with the M. E. church at Lima. Soon after the family moved to a farm in Mendon, Monroe county, whence they came to Kendall in the spring of 1853, settling about two miles north of Kendall Corners. Here both were prominent in the M. E. Church. August 10, 1882, Mrs. Blake died, and in the spring of 1884 Mr. Blake married, and with his wife and two daughters removed to Albion, where he resided until his death, October 13, 1893. Edward Mortimer Blake, the only one of his children living in Orleans county, and who occupies the homestead in Kendall, was born in Mendon, September 18, 1852. November 19, 1873, he married Anna C., daughter of Orman Spicer, and has six children: Nellie E., William E., Harry O., Sherman M., Edna and Raye.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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