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Gertrude G. BlakeAge: 77 years18751952

Name
Gertrude G. Blake
Given names
Gertrude G.
Surname
Blake

Gertrude G. Jacob

Name
Gertrude G. Jacob
Type
married name
Given names
Gertrude G.
Surname
Jacob
Birth 1875 30 24

Birth of a brotherBenjamin Patrick “Ben” Blake
March 25, 1878 (Age 3 years)
Baptism of a brotherBenjamin Patrick “Ben” Blake
April 21, 1878 (Age 3 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a brotherJames Norbert Blake
April 17, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Baptism of a brotherJames Norbert Blake
May 6, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
March 23, 1884 (Age 9 years)
Baptism of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
April 23, 1884 (Age 9 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Census January 1, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
December 16, 1886 (Age 11 years)
Baptism of a brotherJoseph Parker Blake
January 29, 1887 (Age 12 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Murphy
August 13, 1887 (Age 12 years)
Patrick Parker farm, Washington, Butler, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.583938 Longitude: W92.958354

Birth of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
October 5, 1890 (Age 15 years)
Baptism of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
November 30, 1890 (Age 15 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Arrival August 3, 1893 (Age 18 years)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Latitude: N41.881944 Longitude: W87.627778

Death of a fatherRichard Smith Blake
December 29, 1896 (Age 21 years)
MarriageWilliam Frederick JacobView this family
November 3, 1898 (Age 23 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Dorothea Jacob
April 3, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Dorothea Jacob
April 22, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Birth of a son
#2
William Stanley Jacob
December 15, 1903 (Age 28 years)
Baptism of a sonWilliam Stanley Jacob
January 24, 1904 (Age 29 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death of a motherElizabeth Parker
February 15, 1911 (Age 36 years)

Residence about 1911 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Helen Gertrude Jacob
February 10, 1913 (Age 38 years)
Baptism of a daughterHelen Gertrude Jacob
March 2, 1913 (Age 38 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Residence 1914 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mildred Mary Jacob
May 17, 1917 (Age 42 years)
Baptism of a daughterMildred Mary Jacob
June 10, 1917 (Age 42 years)
Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.55691 Longitude: W93.05461

Death of a brotherRichard Thomas Blake
January 24, 1920 (Age 45 years)
Cause: paresis
Death of a brotherWalter Aloysius Blake
May 19, 1928 (Age 53 years)
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
Latitude: N45.786667 Longitude: W108.537222

Residence May 19, 1928 (Age 53 years)
Residence July 24, 1933 (Age 58 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Frederick Jacob
March 2, 1946 (Age 71 years)

Burial of a husbandWilliam Frederick Jacob
March 5, 1946 (Age 71 years)
Death 1952 (Age 77 years)

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 26, 1871Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
James Norbert Blake
Birth: April 17, 1880 35 29Iowa, United States
Death: November 10, 1953?, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
4 years
younger brother
Richard Thomas Blake
Birth: March 23, 1884 39 33Iowa, United States
Death: January 24, 1920Norwalk State Hospital, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with William Frederick Jacob - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 3, 1898Saint Mary's Church, Osceola, Franklin, Iowa, United States
17 months
daughter
4 years
son
William Stanley Jacob
Birth: December 15, 1903 37 28Iowa, United States
Death: August 12, 1974Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke Hospital, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
9 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Mildred Mary Jacob
Birth: May 17, 1917 51 42Iowa, United States
Death: October 29, 2011Heritage Care Center, Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States

Marriage

The present location of Saint Mary's church in Iowa is in Franklin County. The church building was built in 1891. I do not know the location of the church prior to that, and it may have been across the county boundary in Hardin County.