Fourth Generation


55. Alexander Blake was born on 25 Jul 1799 in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). He appeared in the census in 1840 in Bertrand Township, Berrien County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Berrien County, Michigan. He moved to Cass County, Iowa before 1852. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa. He died on 29 Mar 1863 in Strawberry Point, Clayton County, Iowa.

Alexander Blake and Margaret Hughart were married on 12 May 1818 in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). Margaret Hughart (daughter of James Hughart and Elizabeth Unknown) was born on 16 Mar 1798 in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). She died on 9 Aug 1847. Alexander Blake and Margaret Hughart had the following children:

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James M Blake.

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Sarah Blake was born about 1820 in Virginia.

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Peter Blake.

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Mary E Blake.

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Alexander "Alec" Blake Jr.

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Tyler Blake.

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Romania Blake was born about 1839 in Michigan.

Alexander Blake and Jane Campbell were married before 1860 in Berrien County, Michigan. Jane Campbell was born in 1814 in Virginia. She died on 11 Jan 1892. She was buried in Strawberry Point Cemetery, Strawberry Point, Iowa.