James Frederick Bly

21 January 1911–4 May 1995 (Age 84)
Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Frederick

When James Frederick Bly was born on 21 January 1911, in Strasburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Edgar Payne Bly, was 31 and his mother, Georgia Bertha Bly, was 28. He lived in Riley Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Ohio, United States in 1995. He died on 4 May 1995, in Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Old Fort, Seneca, Ohio, United States.

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James Frederick Bly
Mary Edith Heilman

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 6

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bligh .2 German: variant of Blei, Bley, a metonymic occupational name for a lead miner or lead worker, from Middle High German blī ‘lead’.3 Dutch: nickname for a cheerful, happy man, Dutch blij.

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

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  • James F Bly in household of Edgar P Bly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James F Bly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James F Bly, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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