Bobbie Dean Blake

23 October 1927–18 April 2000 (Age 72)
Devers, Liberty, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Bobbie Dean

When Bobbie Dean Blake was born on 23 October 1927, in Devers, Liberty, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Charles Blake, was 35 and his mother, Katherine Lee Nottingham, was 35. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Liberty, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 18 April 2000, in Liberty, Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cooke Memorial Cemetery, Liberty, Liberty, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 2
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 2
Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 20
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (England and central Scotland): variant of Black 1, meaning ‘swarthy’ or ‘dark-haired’, from a byform of the Old English adjective blæc, blac ‘black’, with change of vowel length.English: nickname from Middle English blak(e) (Old English blāc) ‘wan, pale, white, fair’. In Middle English the two words blac and blāc, with opposite meanings, fell together as Middle English blake. In the absence of independent evidence as to whether the person referred to was dark or fair, it is now impossible to tell which sense was originally meant.English (Norfolk): nickname from Middle English bleik, blaik>, blek(e) (Old Norse bleikr) ‘pale or sallow’ (in complexion).

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

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Sources (13)

  • Bobbie Dean Blake, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Willie B Blake in household of Charley Blake, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bobbie Dean Blake in household of Charley Blake, "United States Census, 1930"

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