Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Blakes in:
 • Oak Hill Cemetery
 • Washington
 • District of Columbia
 • District Of Columbia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Charles Glenville Blake
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: 1888
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1914
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

The Cornell Alumni News, Volume 16, No. 30, Ithaca, New York, April 30, 1914
Obituary
C.G. Blake 1910
Charles Glenville Blake, a graduate of Sibley College in the class of 1910, died on March 31 at the West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh after an operation for appendicitis. He was a son of the Rev. and Mrs. James H.W. Blake, of Washington, D.C. and was twenty-six years old. He was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Mummy Club, Senators, Sunday Night Club, Savage Club and Masque. He was an active member of the Cornell Club of Western Pennsylvania and of the East End Young Menís Christian Association of Pittsburgh.

About two weeks before his death, announcement was made of Blakeís engagement to Miss Sarah Cromish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Cromish, of Pittsburgh. His parents, two sisters and a brother survive him.

The Washington Post Saturday, April 4, 1914
Obituary
Charles Grenville Blake
Funeral services for Charles Grenville Blake, son of the Rev. James H.W. Blake, of Christ Church, Georgetown, who died Wednesday in Pittsburgh, were held at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the church of which his father is pastor. Bishop Alfred Harding officiated and was assisted by the Rev. J.J. Dimon and E.E. Sparling. The body, which was brought to Washington on Thursday, was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. Miss Sarah Cromlish, to whom Mr. Blake had recently become engaged, attended the services. She left for her home in Pittsburgh last night.

**********
From HWA:
His fiance, Sarah McWhinney Cromlish of Pittsburgh married Edward Louis Wetstein on October 27, 1915. They were the parents of four daughters. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James H. Watkins Blake (1854 - 1928)
  Mary Giddings Blake (1846 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  James Vinton Blake (1879 - 1951)*
  Mary Blake Bradley (1881 - 1931)*
  Frances Eleanor Blake (1883 - 1970)*
  Charles Glenville Blake (1888 - 1914)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Reno Hill, Lot 676.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Aug 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55777968
Charles Glenville Blake
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Charles Glenville Blake
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Charles Glenville Blake
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Bernie A.
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- SLGMSD
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- SLGMSD
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service