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Fred Melba Blakeney

Fred Melba Blakeney

Male 1884 - 1947  (62 years)

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  • Name Fred Melba Blakeney 
    Born 15 Sep 1884  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jan 1947  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Ridge Farm, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8298  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2016 

    Father John Wesley Blakeney,   b. 29 Nov 1852, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1940, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Josephine Matilda Hines,   b. 23 Sep 1858, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1930, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1878  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bessie Pearl Yoho,   b. 23 Jul 1889, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1978, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1907  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bulah A. Blakeney,   b. 31 Jul 1908, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1956, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. John Arthur Blakeney,   b. 22 Oct 1912, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1975, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Wyona L. Blakeney,   b. 17 Jun 1915, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1999, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Wayne Alden Blakeney,   b. 22 Sep 1916, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 2001, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Faustine Donnell Blakeney,   b. 18 Apr 1921, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 2005, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F3854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • Thanks to @coen.net for headstone photo

      Name Fred M Blakeney Age 15 Birth Date Sep 1884 Birthplace Illinois Home in 1900 Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois Race White Gender Male Relation to Head of House Son Marital Status Single Father's Name John W Blakeney Father's Birthplace Illinois Mother's Name Josephine Blakeney Mother's Birthplace Illinois Household Members Name Age John W Blakeney 47 Josephine Blakeney 40 Fred M Blakeney 15 Bertha Blakeney 8 Ernest E Blakeney 4 Edith Falconhour 15

      Name Fred M Blakeney Age 35 Birth Year abt 1885 Birthplace Illinois Home in 1920 Elwood, Vermilion, Illinois House Number Farm Race White Gender Male Relation to Head of House Head Marital Status Married Spouse's Name Besse Blakeney Father's Birthplace Illinois Mother's Birthplace Illinois Able to Speak English Yes Occupation Farmer Industry Farm Employment Field Own Account Home Owned or Rented Rent Able to read Yes Able to Write Yes Household Members Name Age Fred M Blakeney 35 Besse Blakeney 30 Bulah A Blakeney 11 John A Blakeney 7 Wyona L Blakeney 4 Wane A Blakeney 3 Bettie L Blakeney 1

      Name Fred M Blakeney Age in 1930 45 Birth Year abt 1885 Gender Male Race White Birthplace Illinois Marital Status Married Relation to Head of House Head Home in 1930 Elwood, Vermilion, Illinois Dwelling Number 27 Family Number 27 Home Owned or Rented Rented Radio Set Yes Lives on Farm Yes Age at First Marriage 23 Attended School No Able to Read and Write Yes Father's Birthplace Illinois Mother's Birthplace Illinois Able to Speak English Yes Occupation Farmer Industry General farm Class of Worker Employer Employment Yes Household Members Name Age Fred M Blakeney 45 Bessie P Blakeney 40 John A Blakeney 17 Wynona L Blakeney 14 Wayne A Blakeney 13 Betty L Blakeney 11 Faustine D Blakeney 7

      Name Fred Blakeney Respondent Yes Age 55 Estimated Birth Year abt 1885 Gender Male Race White Birthplace Illinois Marital Status Married Relation to Head of House Head Home in 1940 Ridge Farm, Vermilion, Illinois Street East West Street Farm No Inferred Residence in 1935 Rural, Vermilion, Illinois Residence in 1935 Rural Vermilion Illinois Resident on farm in 1935 Yes Sheet Number 2B Number of Household in Order of Visitation 44 Occupation Construction Wood House Owned or Rented Rented Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 11 Attended School or College No Highest Grade Completed High School, 1st year Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 0 Duration of Unemployment 8 Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in Government work Weeks Worked in 1939 52 Income 624 Income Other Sources No Household Members Name Age Fred Blakeney 55 Bess Blakeney 50 Faustine Blakeney 18 John A Blakeney 27 Ruth Blakeney 23 Thomas Blakeney 2/12

      Name Fred Melba Blakeney Birth Date 16 Sep 1884 Birth Place Westville, Illinois, USA Residence Ridge Farm, Illinois, USA Race White

      Name Fred Melba Blakeney Birth Date 17 Sep 1884 Birth Place Westville, Ill Death Date 23 Jan 1947 Death Place Ridgefarm, Vermilion, Illinois Burial Date 26 Jan 1947 Burial Place Ridgefarm, Ver. Co., Ill. Cemetery Name Crown Hill Death Age 62 Race White Marital Status M Gender Male Residence Ridgefarm, Elwood Twp., Ver. Co., Ill. Father Name John Blakeney Father Birth Place Ill. Mother Name Josephine Hines Mother Birth Place Ill. Spouse Name Besse Blakeney FHL Film Number 1991701