Mary Ellen Blakemore

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Mary Ellen Blakemore (Swaney)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: IA, United States
Death: December 24, 1932 (78)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Sweeney and Sarah Ann Burton
Wife of Thomas Joseph Blakemore
Mother of Cynthia Evangelean Blakemore; Mary Louise Stroud; Melvin Franklin Blakemore; Lafayette Blakemore; Lawrence Joseph Blakemore and 5 others

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About Mary Ellen Blakemore

Caney Chronicle - December 17, 1932


Havana Funeral services were held at the Union church in Havana yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock for Mrs. Mary E. Blakemore, who died at her home five miles northwest of Havana Saturday morning at 9 o’clock. Services were in charge of the Rev. Tysen. Burial was in Havana cemetery. Mrs. Blakemore had lived in the Havana community for about sixty years and, with her husband, was a substantial builder in the progress of the community.

Mary Ellen Swaney was born in Iowa, Dec. 20, 1854, and departed this life Dec. 17, 1932 at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 27 days. She came to Kansas with her parents when a young girl. She was married to Thomas Blakemore, Dec. 24, 1878. To this union were born ten children. Three sons, preceded her in death; three sons and four daughters survive her: 0. A. Blakemore, Havana, Lawrence and Ora of the home address, Mrs. Nora Bymer of Havana, Mrs. John Melton of Dearing, Mrs. Fred Stroud of Coffeyville and Mrs. David Pennell of Havana; twenty-three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was united with the Baptist church when she was thirteen years old.

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Mary Ellen Blakemore's Timeline

December 20, 1854
IA, United States
July 19, 1875
Age 20
Havana, Montgomery, Kansas, USA
October 23, 1877
Age 22
Havana, KS, United States
March 4, 1879
Age 24
Havana, Montgomery, Kansas, USA
March 19, 1882
Age 27
Havana, Montgomery, Kansas, USA
July 13, 1884
Age 29
Havana, KS, United States
December 30, 1886
Age 32
Havana, KS, United States
November 4, 1889
Age 34
Havana, KS, United States
January 17, 1892
Age 37
Havana, Montgomery, Kansas, USA