Posted By:Debbie Blakley
Subject:Need parents of Bennett Blakley. He says father b. in IRE.
Post Date:March 17, 2006 at 23:35:00
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I am looking to find the parents and siblings of Bennett Blakley. On the 1860 Census, it states that his father was born in Ireland! Any help is greatly appreciated!

1850 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Bennett Blakely
Age: 17
Estimated birth year: abt 1833
Birth place: Ohio
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Sugar Creek, Putnam, Ohio
Image Source: Year: 1850; Census Place: Sugar Creek, Putnam, Ohio; Roll: M432_723;
Page: 27; Image: 579.

1860 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Bennett Blakely
Age in 1860: 27
Birth Year: abt 1833
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1860: Springfield, Cedar, Iowa
Gender: Male
Post Office: London
Household Members: Name Age
Bennett Blakely 27
Martha Blakely 22
Samuel R Blakely 1
Image Source: Year: 1860; Census Place: Springfield, Cedar, Iowa; Roll: M653_314;
Page: 62; Image: 315.

1870 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Bennett Blakely
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Age in 1870: 33
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Spring Rock, Clinton, Iowa
Family and neighbors: View Results
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View Image
Post Office: Grand Mound
Image Source: Year: 1870; Census Place: Spring Rock, Clinton, Iowa; Roll: M593_385;
Page: 401; Image: 69.

1880 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Bennet Blakely
Age: 47
Estimated birth year: <1833>
Birthplace: Ohio
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: London, Sumner, Kansas
Marital status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Martha Blakely
Father's birthplace: IRE
Mother's birthplace: VT
Image Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: London, Sumner, Kansas; Roll: T9_398; Family History Film: 1254398; Page: 134.2000; Enumeration District: 197; Image: 0275.

Made the run into Oklahoma in 1893 as a young man.

1900 United States Federal Census Record
Name: Bennett Blakley
Home in 1900: Flynn, Garfield, Oklahoma
Age: 67
Estimated birth year: 1833
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Relationship to head-of-house: Father
Image source: Year: 1900; Census Place: Flynn, Garfield, Oklahoma; Roll: T623 1336; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 54.