James C. Blades

18 June 1884–30 August 1964 (Age 80)
Dorchester, Maryland, United States

The Life of James C.

When James C. Blades was born on 18 June 1884, in Dorchester, Maryland, United States, his father, Charles W. Blades, was 24 and his mother, Mary Lenora Stevens, was 20. He married Eva May Evans in 1907, in Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 2, Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1900. He died on 30 August 1964, in Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States.

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James C. Blades
Eva May Evans
Marriage: 1907
Minnie "Frances" Blades
Clay Clinton Blades

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Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Blade , from the plural or genitive singular form. 2. habitational name from a place of uncertain location and origin. Its status as a habitational name is deduced from early forms cited by Reaney , such as Alan de Bladis (Leicestershire 1230 ), Hugh de Bladis (Staffordshire 1258 ), and William de Blades (Yorkshire 1301 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Blades in household of Pearl Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Blades in household of Charles C Blades, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Blades, "United States Census, 1920"

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