Margaret Ellen Blake

3 April 1863–20 December 1953 (Age 90)
Brighton Township, Cass, Iowa, United States

The Life of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Blake was born on 3 April 1863, in Brighton Township, Cass, Iowa, United States, her father, Patrick Blake, was 39 and her mother, Margaret E. O'Brien, was 33. She lived in Washington Township, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 20 December 1953, in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Blake
1824–1893
Margaret E. O'Brien
1830–1891
Sarah Ann Blake
1850–1936
Thomas Patrick Blake
1853–1941
Elizabeth Blake
1855–1886
Mary Blake
1859–1949
Arthur Patrick Blake
1861–1941
Margaret Ellen Blake
1863–1953
Catherine Bridget Blake
1866–1935
Ellen Blake
1868–1876

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Blake

    Male1824–1893Male

    Margaret E. O'Brien

    Female1830–1891Female

siblings

(8)

    Sarah Ann Blake

    Female1850–1936Female

    Thomas Patrick Blake

    Male1853–1941Male

    Elizabeth Blake

    Female1855–1886Female

    Female1859–1949Female

    Arthur Patrick Blake

    Male1861–1941Male

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World Events (8)

1864

Age 1

Historic Boundaries - 1864: Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Jefferson, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Jefferson, Montana Territory, United States; 1865: Gallatin, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Gallatin, Montana, United States
1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1889

Age 26

Montana is 41st state.

Name Meaning

1 English: 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.2 English: nickname from 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.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bláthmhaic ‘descendant of Bláthmhac’, a personal name from bláth ‘flower’, ‘blossom’, ‘fame’, ‘prosperity’ + mac ‘son’. In some instances, however, the Irish name is derived from Old English blæc ‘dark’, ‘swarthy’, as in 1 above. Many bearers are descended from Richard Caddell, nicknamed le blac, sheriff of Connacht in the early 14th century. The English name has been Gaelicized de Bláca.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Margaret Blake in household of Patric Blake, "United States Census, 1880"

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