Indiana McCaslins

Mary E BlakeAge: 81 years19182000

Name
Mary E Blake
Married name
Mary E Duncan
Birth about December 1918 34 25
Note: Calculated from age on the 1920 US Federal Census.
Census 1920 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterKathleen Rose Blake
about 1923 (Age 4 years)
Census 1930 (Age 11 years)
Census 1940 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherGerry Leonard Blake
September 25, 1962 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a fatherGerry Leonard Blake
after September 25, 1962 (Age 43 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Floral Park Cemetery, Garden of Serenity, Section E (Find A Grave Memorial# 55721913).
Death of a motherMyrtle Catherine Dewey
February 21, 1974 (Age 55 years)
Burial of a motherMyrtle Catherine Dewey
after February 21, 1974 (Age 55 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Floral Park Cemetery, Garden of Serenity, Section E (Find A Grave Memorial# 55721711)
Death of a sisterDora Lee Blake
1997 (Age 78 years)

Death 2000 (Age 81 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
20 months
elder sister
16 months
elder sister
2 years
herself
sister
Private
younger sister
brother
Private
Father’s family with Lula F Barkdall - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 9, 1904, Marion, Indiana
Mother’s family with Jesse J McClain - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: July 13, 1909, Marion, Indiana
Divorce: before 1913
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husband
Private
herself

Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Birth

Calculated from age on the 1920 US Federal Census.

Shared note

Death date not verified

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Graham, Jefferson,Indiana, 36-year-old Indiana-born farmer Gerry L [transcribed Gerri] and his 26-year-old Indiana-born [second wife] Myrtle C [Dewey McClain] Blake have in their family their Indiana-born children, 6-year-old Chester E, 4-year 7-month old Dora Lee, 3-year 5-month old Dortha M, and 1-year 1-month old Mary E. Chester has attended school in the past year. Gerry and Myrtle are literate. Gerry is farming acreage he owns, but with a mortgage. The farm is on Snookey Row Road next to the residence of Mary A and Laura B Nay, which is where Gerry's father William's farm was recorded in the 1910 census; it looks as if he is farming land that used to belong to his father.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 45-year-old Indiana Gerry L and his 36-year-old Indiana-born second wife Myrtle N [sic] [Dewey McClain] Blake have in their household their Indiana-born children, 14-year-old Dora L, 13-year-old Dorothy, 11-year-old Mary E, 9-year-old Elsie M, 6-year-old Kathleen and 2-year 2-month old Gerry Jr. Gerry Sr was married for the first time when he was 19-years old. Myrtle was married for the first time when she was 16-years old. The family is living in a rented house at 1507 North Montcalm Street, for which they pay $16 a month rent. They do not have a radio. All the children except Gerry Jr are attending school. Everyone except the three youngest children can read and write. Gerry Sr is a machinist in a machine shop but hasn't worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Myrtle is a janitress in an office building and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Everyone's parents were born in Indiana.Chester has left home and is working as a farm laborer in Jefferson, Morgan, Indiana.