Goldie Edith Blakely

30 April 1890–25 June 1979 (Age 89)
Central Lake, Antrim, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Goldie Edith

When Goldie Edith Blakely was born on 30 April 1890, in Central Lake, Antrim, Michigan, United States, her father, Joseph E. Blakely, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jane Buckley, was 39. She married Harry A. Dodge on 14 September 1916, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She died on 25 June 1979, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Central Lake, Antrim, Michigan, United States.

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Goldie Edith Blakely
Marriage: 6 May 1924

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 6
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
Age 22
Historical Boundaries - 1912: Pinellas, Florida, United States
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
Age 24
Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various places in northern England and the Scottish Borders called Blakeley, named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ ( see Black ) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Scottish surname may also have absorbed some cases of Blakelaw, from a place in the Borders named with Old English blæc ‘black’ + hlāw ‘hill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Golda E Blakley in household of Joseph E Blakley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Goldie E. Blakely, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Goldie Dodge, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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