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 Mary <I>Giddings</I> Blake

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Mary Giddings Blake

  • Birth 18 Feb 1846 Frederick County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 17 Nov 1935 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Reno Hill, Lot 676.
  • Memorial ID 55772439

Mary Giddings Blake was born on February 18, 1846 at Maryland Tract, Frederick County, Maryland. She had been a resident of the District of Columbia since 1903, when her husband, Dr. Blake, became rector of Christ Episcopal Church of Georgetown. He died in 1928. She died on Sunday, November 17, 1935 at her home in the Wyoming Apartments at the age of 89 years after a short illness. Survivors included her daughter Frances Blake of the Wyoming Apartments and a son, James V. Blake of Akron, Ohio. Funeral services were held at Christ Church with Rev. J.G. Armstrong, rector and Rev. Richard W. Trapnell of New York City officiating. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Source: The Evening Star, Monday, November 18, 1935.

The Washington Post November 19, 1935
Blake, Mary Giddings. On Sunday, November 17, 1935 at her residence, the Wyoming Apartments, Mary Giddings Blake, wife of the late Rev. James H.W. Blake.

Body resting at Joseph Gawler's Sons' Chapel, 1756 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Services at Christ's Episcopal Church, Thirty-first and O Streets Northwest on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:30PM. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.


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  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 2 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55772439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Giddings Blake (18 Feb 1846–17 Nov 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55772439, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .