Emma May Blake

Female29 June 1934–27 March 2000

Brief Life History of Emma May

When Emma May Blake was born on 29 June 1934, in Big Sandy Trailer Court, Big Sandy, Chouteau, Montana, United States, her father, Francis Ephraim Blake, was 49 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Nielsen, was 34. She lived in School District 11 Big Sandy, Chouteau, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 2000, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 65.

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Francis Ephraim Blake
Anna Elizabeth Nielsen
Freada Marie Blake
Gerald Blake
Olive Ann Blake
Emma May Blake

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  • Emma M Blake in household of Frank E Blake, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

1950 · Great Falls dethrones Butte as biggest city

Age 16

In 1950, Great Falls, Montana replaced Butte, Montana as the largest city

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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