Rev. J.M. Blake

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

REV. J. M. BLAKE, a son of Royal Blake, was b. in Sanbornton in 1819. Was one of a family of seven children; m. first, Harriet Augusta Burnham, who d. childless, about 1850; m. second, July 1, 1852, Susan G. Burnham, a half sister of his first wife. He was a Methodist preacher, but of frail constitution. Came to Cornish about 1855, supposedly sent by the Methodist Conference. While here his health gradually failed and he was obliged to give up preaching; d. July 24, 1858, aged 39. His wid. d. Dec. 6, 1874, aged 44. Both buried in Cornish. Children:

i. JOHN PARKER, b. 1853; d. Aug. 15, 1856, aged 3; buried in Cornish.
ii. FRANK HENRY, b. 1854; d. Aug. 8, 1856, aged 2; buried in Cornish.
iii. ELLA M., b. May 18, 1856; m. Dec. 24, 1884, Charles Washburn. No children. Res. in So. Woodstock, Vt.
iv. JOHN M., JR., b. Aug. 12, 1857; m. Nov. 17, 1880, Emma Strong. One child, b. July 11, 1883.
v. ORMON B. S., b. Jan. 6, 1859; m. -. He d. May 24, 1888, and left a wid. but no children.

MLA Source Citation:

Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911. Web. 25 January 2015. - Last updated on Sep 17th, 2012

Locations: ,

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!