Albert Francis Blakeslee

Brief Life History of Albert Francis

When Albert Francis Blakeslee was born on 9 November 1874, in Geneseo, Geneseo, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, Francis Durbin Blakeslee, was 28 and his mother, Augusta Mirenda Hubbard, was 33. He married Margaret Dickson Bridges on 26 June 1919. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1939 and lived in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1910 and Huntington, Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States for about 20 years. In 1924, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as biological investigator for carnegie institute. He died on 16 November 1954, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Albert Francis Blakeslee
1874–1954
Margaret Dickson Bridges
1883–1947
Marriage: 26 June 1919

Sources (33)

  • Albert T Blakeslee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • New York, New York, U.S., Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018
  • Albert Francis Blakeslee, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire called Blakesley, from an Old English personal name, Blæcwulf, + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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