Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Henry and Mary Elizabeth Blakey

Henry L.  Blakey
Henry was the son of Isaac Blakey and Rachel Ann Lephridge / Leftridge Blakey.
Mary Elizabeth Fristoe Bakey
Mary was the daughter of Frank and Amanda (Porter) Fristoe. Mary's mother passed away when she was very young, so she was raised by her Grandma Porter.

Mary attended school and church at "Porter Chapel" A.M.E. in rural Salisbury, MO.

Mary eloped with Henry Blakey on October 16, 1905 in Yankton, South Dakota. They were married at the Court House.

To this union there were bout 12 children born. 3 unknown/ Unnamed Infants Blakey, then there was Annie, Henry, Arthur, Pearline, Floyd, Nathanial, Mabel, Irene and Theodore "Ted" Blakey.
Source of info was from a 1985 Blakey Blakley White Reunion booklet

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