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BLAKELY, Elizabeth

    Johnstown Democrat, 5 Jun 1896, Page last, Contributed by Kelly Kendig


Mrs. Elizabeth Blakely, who died at her home at 114 Morgan place yesterday morning at 6:30 o'clock, was born in Ireland about 70 years ago and came to this country shortly after. She was united in marriage in England in about 1846 and while crossing the Atlantic on their way to this city the only child of the family died and was buried in the ocean. On their arrival in this country Mr. and Mrs. Blakely located at Danville and, while the old canal was in full operation, they came to this city and have lived here ever since. Since that time the Blakeley family has been among the most respected in this community.

The funeral takes place from St. John's Catholic church at 9 o'clock Sunday morning. Interment will be made at Geistown.

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