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  • ID: I9020
  • Name: George E. Blakelee
  • Prefix: Dr.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1836 in Loraine Co., Ohio 1
  • Death: 6 DEC 1909 in Oakland, Alameda, California 1
  • Occupation: Homeopath, Author, Publisher
  • Note: Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California) > 1909 > December > 13..........The body of the late Dr. George E. Blakelee who died December 6 at his home, Ninth and Oak streets, will be shipped to Chicago Thursday where it will be placed in the family vault in Rose Hill cemetery. The family will accompany the body East. Dr. Blakelee was a native of Lorain county Ohio and for eight years he was the editor of the State agricultural paper, The Ohio Farmer. Prior to assuming charge of that journal his literary career began. About 1895 Dr. Blakelee removed to Chicago purchasing an interest in a publishing house there and finished his medical education in the Hab?emann Homeopathic College. On removing his publication interests to New York city, Dr. Blakelee produced one of his most brilliant literary productions entitled Blakelee's Industrial Cyclopedia, which became a standard reference book in the leading American and foreign libraries. Many of Dr. Blakelee's works were published in Frank Leslie's magazines and other New York periodicals. He was managing editor of the New York Tribune and Farmer, Farmer's Home Journal and Weekly Novelist. Since the Chicago World's fair of 1894 Dr. and Mrs. Blakelee have spent much time in American and foreign travel making two extensive European tours. In 1893 he retired from active practice and 1st ? October he came to Califoria where he made his home up to the time of his death. Dr. Blakelee practiced medicine in New York for sixteen years and was esteemed among members of the medical profession as a man of superior intellect, integrity and character. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Sprague S. Rockwood of Chicago, and a sister in Oberlin Ohio.SCT
  • Note: 2 1890, Blakelee George E. editor, 24 Rose, h 237 E. 17th
  • Note: ??? Name: George Blakelee , Enlistment Date: 15 September 1861 Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Side Served: Union State Served: Ohio Unit Numbers: 1983 1983 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 September 1861 at the age of 22 Enlisted in Company Batty D, 1st Light Artillery Regiment Ohio on 17 October 1861. Mustered out Company Batty D, 1st Light Artillery Regiment Ohio on 09 June 1865 in Cleveland, OH
  • Note: "He [George L. Aiken] also used the pseudonym "C. Leon Meredith, given as a pen name of George Aiken by George Beck, was actually the pen name of Dr. George E. Blakelee. (Albert Johannsen, The Nickel Library; a Bibliography, Fall River, Mass., 1959, 39.)" .............
  • Note: 3 ?? George T. BLAKELEE Self M Male W 40 OH Works In Carriage Fact. OH OH Mert BLAKELEE Wife M Female W 35 OH Keeping House OH OH Source Information: Census Place Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois Family History Library Film 1254249 NA Film Number T9-0249 Page Number 100C
  • Change Date: 13 DEC 2006

    Father: Philemon Blakelee Blakely b: ABT 1809 in of Huntington, Lorain, Ohio
    Mother: Amanda b: ABT 1812 in Massachusetts, of Huntington, Lorain, Ohio

    Marriage 1 Mary b: 2 AUG 1843 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
      1. Has No Children Grace Blakelee b: 6 OCT 1877 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois

      1. Type: Newspaper
        Title: OBIT or other article
      2. Type: Web Site
        Title: New York City Directory, 1890
      3. Type: Census
        Title: 1880 US CENSUS