|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1902|
Mr. Marcus J. Blake died at his home on Cedar Street, Monday morning, June 9, 1902, at half-past two oclock, aged 72 years. He had been in poor health for sometime and became bedfast Wednesday of last week and became paralyzed on the left side. He was a carpenter by trade, a good workman and well liked by all who knew him. He moved to this city from Springfield Township about 24 years ago.
His wife, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John N. Kerr, died about seven years ago. The following children survive him: Mary, Mrs. J. W. Richards, of Argentine, Kas.; Milton, Alrie, John, Pearl, Viola and Anna. One brother, Mr. James Blake, of Wooster, also survives him.
The funeral services were conducted from his late home Wednesday afternoon by Rev. L. L. Magee, interment following at Bethel Churchyard by Wetherholt.
(Gallipolis Bulletin Friday, June 13, 1902
Transcribed by Sandy L. Milliron)
Susan Caroline Kerr Blake (1838 - 1895)*
Mary Isabelle Blake (1856 - 1938)*
Emma A Blake Richards (1859 - 1912)*
Aleri Morrison Blake (1865 - 1954)*
John Kerr Blake (1868 - 1908)*
Pearl Estelle Blake Schreiner (1871 - 1944)*
Inez Viola Blake Plymale (1874 - 1954)*
Anna Maud Blake (1879 - 1968)*
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Record added: Sep 20, 2010
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