Sallie F. Blake

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Sallie F. Blake (Burnham)

Birthdate:
Death: Died
Cause of death: Cancer
Place of Burial: Cornell, Livingston, Illinois, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Freeman Burnham and Alice Jane Burnham
Wife of Daniel Warren Blake
Mother of Ella Gertrude Morris; Fred Blake and John Blake
Sister of David K Burnham; Sylvester Burnham; Lucretia Burnham; Mary Burnham; Almira Burnham and 4 others

Managed by: Patti Kay Gourley
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About Sallie F. Blake

MRS. D.W. BLAKE DIES

PASSES AWAY AFTER ILLNESS OF LONG DURATION

 MRS. D.W. BLAKE, ONE OF THE EARLY SETTLERS OF AMITY TOWNSHIP, AND A RESIDENT OF CORNELL FOR 53 YEARS, PASSED AWAY AT HER HOME AT 1 O'CLOCK, TUESDAY MORNING. DEATH WAS DUE TO CANCER. MRS. BLAKE HAVING BEEN AN INVALID FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. SALLY PHILENA BURNHAM WAS BORN IN NEW YORK, MARCH 26, 1844. SHE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO D.W. BLAKE, MARCH 17, 1862, IN AMITY TOWNSHIP. THEY LIVED IN THIS LOCALITY UNTIL THE VILLAGE OF CORNELL WAS LAID OUT, WHEN THEY MOVED INTO THE VILLAGE, AND HAVE MADE THE HOME HERE SINCE THAT TIME. THEY WERE THE PARENTS OF THREE CHILDREN, ONE OF WHOM PASSED AWAY IN CHILDHOOD. THOSE SURVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, MRS. ELLA MORRIS AND A SON FRED BLAKE. THERE ARE TEN GRANDCHILDREN. THE HUSBAND PASSED AWAY IN APRIL 1922.

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. D.W. BLAKE WAS HELD AT 1:30 P.M., THURSDAY AT THE HOME , REV. BLOUT CONDUCTING THE SERVICES. THE MUSIC WAS FURNISHED BY A QUARTETTE CONSISTING OF MRS. MARY MYERS, MRS. FLORENCE BEAMAN, R.R. TIFFANY AND EARL D. HUSTED. THE PALL BEARERS WERE E.A. WIBBENHOST, T.B. GOURLEY, A.R. GOURLEY, J.E. SHACKLETON, S.A. DUNBAR AND GEORGE LOUDERBACK. BURIAL WAS IN THE CORNELL CEMETERY.

AMONG THOSE FROM OUT OF TOWN WHO ATTENDED THE FUNERAL WERE: MR. AND MRS. JUDSON BURNHAM AND DAUGHTER, MRS. IRWIN OF GRIDLEY, MR. AND MRS. BYMRON JONES OF PONTIAC, JOSEPH MORRIS, OF KANSAS CITY, MRS. MAUDE ANNIN OF ST. LOUIS, AND OSCAR HOLMES OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA.

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Sallie F. Blake's Timeline

1844
March 26, 1844
1869
January 9, 1869
Age 24
Cornell, IL, USA
1926
1926
Age 81
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Cornell, Livingston, Illinois, USA