Ernest Sumner BLAKE 2 3
- Born: 12 May 1894, Bedford, Taylor Co, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Florence Ethel ROOT about 1917 1
- Died: Aug 1960, Bedford, Taylor Co, IA at age 66
1900 IA CENSUS, Taylor Co, Bedford twp:
Ernest Blake, son, May 1894, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. NY.
He was living with his parents, Jacob & Lydia Blake, and siblings.
1910 IA CENSUS, Taylor Co, Bedford town:
"Earnest" S. Blake, son, 15, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. NY, attended school.
He was living with his parents, Jacob & Lydia Blake.
1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Taylor Co, Bedford town:
Ernest S. Blake, 20, single, occupation: delivery; b. IA, father b. IA, mother b, NY.
He appears to be living in the household of Jacob & Lydia Blake.
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918:
Ernest Summer Blake, Bedford, Taylor Co, IA; 23; b. May 12, 1894 at Bedford, IA; drayman, employed by O. E. Hall, Bedford, IA; supports father and mother; single; claimed exemption from draft due to dependent father and mother; medium height and build, blue eyes, light brown hair.
Ernest married Florence Ethel ROOT, daughter of Fred ROOT and Mary Ann "Maud" MOBLEY, about 1917.1 (Florence Ethel ROOT was born on 15 Jan 1898 in MO,4 died on 27 Mar 1980 5 and was buried in Hopkins Cem, Hopkins, Nodaway Co, MO 5.)