Floyd Herbert Blakeslee

5 June 1890–8 April 1971 (Age 80)
Sanford, Broome, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Floyd Herbert

When Floyd Herbert Blakeslee was born on 5 June 1890, in Sanford, Broome, New York, United States, his father, Fred H Blakeslee, was 29 and his mother, Lydia A McLaury, was 22. He married Maude Elizabeth Davis on 23 March 1915, in Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1925. He died on 8 April 1971, at the age of 80, and was buried in Harpursville, Colesville, Broome, New York, United States.

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Floyd Herbert Blakeslee
Maude Elizabeth Davis
Marriage: 23 March 1915
Irene B Blakeslee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1915Broome, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 4
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    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.

    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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    Sources (14)

    • Floyd H Blakesley, "New York State Census, 1905"
    • Floyd H. Blakeslee, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Floyd H Blakeslee, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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