|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1855|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1940|
Son of Jesse Blakley and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Sweeten) Blakley. It is presumed that his parents died when he was very young. In the 1860 census, John, Jerry and Michael are residing with Elijah Blakley, aged 23 (could be a brother) and their maternal great grandmother, Mary Heather, aged 74, in Gentry Co, Missouri. In the 1870 census, only John and Jerry are listed living with their maternal grandmother, Cecilla"Celia" (Heather) Sweeten in Washington, Lafayette Co, Missouri.
His siblings included:
John Blakley (1853–?)
Michael Blakley (1858–?)
He was married to Sarah Brady in 1874.
Their children were:
"Minnie Elizabeth Blakley Orr (1875–1938)"
"Emmett Ervin Blakley (1878–1953)"
"Elosia Effie Blakley Brammer(1882–1954)"
"Ruby Jane Blakley Wheeler Cox (1884–1951)"
"Frankie F Blakley Nichols Potter (1888–1963)"
Edna Alice Blakley Miller (1892–1967)
Phoebe J Blakley Millard Buck (1894– )
Sarah E Blakley Kemph (1899– )
"Franklin Michael Blakley (1915–1987)"
Note: Franklin was adopted by Jerry and Sarah.
His usual place of residence at the time of death was Cameron, Missouri.
Cause of death: Arteriosclerosis
Age: 85 years and 22 days
Sarah Catherine Brady Blakley (1853 - 1938)
Minnie Elizabeth Blakley Orr (1874 - 1938)*
Emmett Ervin Blakley (1878 - 1953)*
Elosia Effie Blakley Brammer (1882 - 1954)*
Ruby Jane Blakley Cox (1884 - 1951)*
Frankie F Blakley Potter (1889 - 1963)*
Edna Alice Blakley Miller (1895 - 1967)*
Note: The year of birth on his headstone is incorrect.
Crab Orchard Cemetery
Maintained by: Shani Miller
Originally Created by: Caryn Hood
Record added: Jul 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15020534