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Burdine "Billie" Blake was born December 29, 1895, in Seminole, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and died February 2, 1981, in Cayucos, San Luis Obispo Co., CA, at age 85. He is the son of Ulysses Simpson Grant Blake of Martinsburg, Blair County, PA, and Lola Irma Benell of Fredonia, Wilson Co., KS.

Isabella L. "Isabelle" Phillips was born July 2, 1899, in the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, Kings Co., NY, and died October 17, 1984, in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, at age 85. She is the daughter of William Harvey Phillips of Wales, and Isabelle Duncan of Scotland.

Burdine Blake and Isabella L. "Isabelle" Phillips were married November 24, 1920, in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA.

Burdine Blake and Isabella L. "Isabelle" (Phillips) Blake had one child:

  1. Phillip Rodman Blake: Born October 25, 1930, in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA; Died July 10, 1992, at a local hospital, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO (age 61). He served in the U. S. Army before his retirement. Married Feb. 29, 1972, in Mannheim, Germany, to Ilse L. Schmid: Born May 4, 1931, in Germany; Unknown. Son: Jerome C. Blake: Born March 5, 1965, in Unknown; Unknown. Teresa M. Blake




TIMELINE

Burdine Blake was born December 29, 1895, in Seminole, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

Lola Irma (Benell) Blake died December 1, 1897, in Herrington, Dickinson Co., KS, at age 26.

Isabelle L. Phillips was born July 2, 1899, in the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, Kings Co., NY.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 6, 1900, shows U. S. G. Blake (age 34) born May 1866 in Pennsylvania to New York and New Jersey-born parents and married for 15 years is renting a Boarding House at 140 South 7th Street, 3rd Ward, City of Salina, Saline Co., KS. Living with him is his wife, Lizzie Blake (age 34) born April 1866 in Pennsylvania to German-born parents and married for 15 years, with 4 of the 5 children born to her still living. Living at home are: his son, Byron Blake (age 12) born April 1888 in Kansas to Pennsylvania and Indiana-born parents; his daughter, Blanch Blake (age 8) born July 1891 in Kansas to Pennsylvania and Indiana-born parents; and his daughter, Beyrl Blake (age 6) born August 1893 in Kansas to Pennsylvania and Indiana-born parents. His stepson also lives in the home: Carl Leander (age 11) born September 1888 in Kansas to Swedish and Pennsylvania-born parents. Other boarders also live in the building.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows William H. Phillips (age 34) born January 1866 in Wales to English-born parents and having emigrated in 1889 and a Naturalized citizen is a Marine Engineer renting his home and is living at 549 Marion Street, 25th Ward, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, Kings Co., NY. Living with him is his wife of seven years, Isabelle Phillips (age 31) born November 1868 in Scotland to Scottish-born parents and having emigrated in 1892, with all four of the children born to her still living. Also living there are his four children, all born to Wales and Scotland-born parents: Susan M. Phillips (age 6) born August 1893 in New Jersey; William H. Phillips (age 4) born October 1895 in New York; Stanley Phillips (age 3) born October 1896 in New York; and Isabelle Phillips (age 10/12) born July 1899 in New York.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 12, 1900, shows James Benell (age 62) born May 1838 in Ohio to Pennsylvania-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm free of a mortgage and living in Coldwater, McKinley Twp., Garfield Co., OK. Living with him is his wife of 32 years, Emanda Benell (age 51) born February 1849 in Ohio to Ohio-born parents, with 2 of the 4 children born to her still living. Also living there is his grandson, Chester Rogers (age 12) born January 1888 in Kansas to Ukraine? and Illinois-born parents. Another grandson living there: Burdine Blake (age 4) born December 1895 in Indian Territory to Pennsylvania and Kansas-born parents.


Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, Wednesday, July 4, 1906

W. H. Phillips and Wm. R. Phillips to Isabel Phillips (wife), W Broadway 355.9 N Santa Clara ave., N 40 by W 140.2, portion lot 3, blk 2, map of part of Hays and Carpenter property Alameda; gift.


Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, Friday, October 12, 1906

DEEDS

ISABEL PHILLIPS (wife W. H. PHILLIPS) to ABBIE M. SYKES (single), W Broadway 355.9 N Santa Clara ave., N 40 by W 140.2, portion lot 3, blk 2, map of part of Hays and Caperton property Alameda; $10.


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1910, shows Ulysses S. Blake (age 44) born in Pennsylvania to United States and Pennsylvania-born parents is an Operator in a Railroad Office who is renting his home at 727 N. Second Street, 2nd Ward, City of Fredonia, Wilson Co., KS. Living with him is his wife of less than one year, Isadore Blake (age 35) born in Indiana to Indiana-born parents, with both children born to her still living. It is the second marriage for both Ulysses and Isadore.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 21, 1910, shows Wm. H. Phillips (age 42) born in Wales to Welsh-born parents and having emigrated in 1876 and a Naturalized citizen is a Marine Engineer owning his own home with a mortgage and is living at 2113 Ninth Street, City of Berkeley, Alameda Co., CA. Living with him is his wife of 17 years, Isabel Phillips (age 41) born in Scotland to Scottish-born parents and having emigrated in 1882, with all seven of the children born to her still living. Also living there are his seven unmarried children, all born to Wales and Scotland-born parents: Susan M. Phillips (age 16) born in New Jersey; William H. Phillips (age 14) born in New York; Stanley D. Phillips (age 13) born in New York; Isabel L. Phillips (age 10) born in New York; Bruce M. Phillips (age 5) born in California; Frederick J. Phillips (age 3) born in California; and Margaret A. Phillips (age 2) born in California.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 20, 1910, shows Amandy Benell (age 61) born in Ohio to Ohio-born parents is a widowed head of household owning her own mortgaged home in Keowee Twp., Garfield Co., OK. Living with her are four unmarried grandsons: Chester F. Rogers (age 22) born in Kansas to Virginia and Illinois-born parents, a City Plumer; Byron F. Blake (age 21) born in Kansas to Pennsylvania and Kansas-born parents, who is a Railroad Telegrapher; Berl Blake (age 16) born in Kansas to Pennsylvania and Kansas-born parents; and Berdine Blake (age 14) born in Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and Kansas-born parents, who is a News Boy.

The 1918 San Francisco County Voter Registration List shows Mrs. Isabel Phillips (Republican), a Housewife; William H. Phillips Jr. (Republican), a Wireless Operator; and Miss Susan Phillips (Republican), a Nurse; are living at 370 31st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 12, 1920, shows Ullisus G. Blake (age 53) born in Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania-born parents is a Telegraph Operator renting his home in the City of Buhler, Little River Twp., Reno Co., KS. Living with him is his wife, Isadore Blake (age 45) born Indiana to Indiana-born parents, who work in a Railroad Office.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 22, 1920, shows Burdine Blake (age 24) born in Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and Ohio-born parents is a Mariner Engineman in the U. S. Navy residing in Hilldale, OK, serving aboard U. S. S. Gillis, San Diego Seaport, California.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 9, 1920, shows Isabel Philips (age 52) born in Scotland to Scottish-born parents is the Head of Household owning her own home with a mortgage and is living at 370 21st Avenue, City of San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. Living with her eight unmarried children, all born to Wales and Scotland-born parents: Susan Philips (age 25) born in New Jersey, a Child Nurse for a Private Family; Harvey Philips (age 23) born in New York, an Apprentice Civil Engineer; Stanley Philips (age 21) born in New York, a Civil Engineer on a Railroad; Isabel L. Philips (age 20) born in New York, a Telegraph Operator; Bruce Phillips (age 15) born in California, a Golf Links Caddie; Frederick Phillips (age 13) born in California, a Golf Links Caddie; Margaret A. Phillips (age 11) born in California, and Winifred Philips (age 9) born in California.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 23, 1920, shows Carl G. Leander (age 31) born in Kansas to Swedish and Pennsylvania-born parents is a Railroad Station Agent renting his home in Five Creeks Twp., Clay Co., KS. Living with him is his wife Lela Leander (age 29) born in Kansas to Indiana and Ohio-born parents. Living with him are his son and daughter, both born in Kansas to Kansas-born parents: Leslie Leander (age 8); and Muriel Leander (age 4-1/12).


Name: Margaret A Phillips
Birth Date: 24 Feb 1908
Gender: Female
Mother's Maiden Name: Duncan
Birth County: Alameda

 

Name: Susan Mary Brandon
[Susan Mary Phillips]
Social Security #: 0
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1894
Birthplace: New Jersey
Death Date: 22 Feb 1951
Death Place: San Francisco
Mother's Maiden Name: Duncan
FATHER'S SURNAME: Phillips

Burdine Blake and Isabella L. "Isabelle" Phillips were married November 24, 1920, in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA.


The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA, Saturday, November 27, 1920

MARRIAGES

BLAKE - PHILLIPS - In this city, November 24, by Rev. Philip F. Payne, Burdine Blake, 24, and Isabelle Phillips, 21.


The 1924 San Francisco County Voter Registration List shows William Harvey Phillips (Republican), an Engineer; Mrs. Isabel Phillips (Republican), a Housewife; and Miss Susan Phillips (Republican), a Teacher; are living at 370 31st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1924 San Diego County Voter Registration List shows Burdine Blake (Democrat) is a Truck Driver living at 2102 G Street Street, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA. 

The 1926 San San Diego County Voter Registration List shows Burdine Blake (Republican), a Machinist, and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Republican), a Stenographer, are living at Lincoln Acres, Box 320, R. D. 1, N. C., Sweetwater Pct., San Diego Co., CA. 

The 1927 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated October 8, 1927, shows Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Republican ), a Reporter, is living at 765 Geary Street, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 7, 1930, shows U. G. Blake (age 63) born in Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania is a Rail Road Station Depot Agent renting his home for $7/month on First Street, City of Frederick, Eureka Twp., Rice Co., KS. Living with him is his wife Isadore Blake (age 55) born in Indiana to Indiana-born parents.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 8, 1930, shows Burdine Blake (age 34) born in Oklahoma to Pennsylvania and Illinois-born parents and first married at age 24 is an Electrical Engineer for the Gas and Electric Co. and renting his home for $40/month at 370 31st Avenue, District 250, City of San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. Living with him is his wife, Isabelle Blake (age 29) born in New York to Wales and Scotland-born parents and first married at age 20, who is an Operator at a Telegraph Company.


Name: Phillip Rodman Blake
Birth Date: 25 Oct 1930
Gender: Male
Mother's Maiden Name: Phillips
Birth County: San Francisco

The 1932 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated March 24, 1932, shows Burdine Blake and Mrs. Isabelle Blake, both Democrats and are living at 370 31st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1933 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated September 28, 1933, shows Burdine Blake (Engineer) and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Housewife) are both Democrats and are living at 1258 41st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1932 San Francisco County Voter Registration List shows Mrs. Isabel Phillips (Democrat) is living at 370 31st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1935 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated September 26, 1935, shows Burdine Blake (Engineer) and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Housewife) are both Democrats and are living at 1258 41st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1935 San Francisco County Voter Registration List shows Mrs. Isabel Phillips (Democrat) is living at 370 31st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1936 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated March 26, 1936, shows Burdine Blake (Truck Driver) is a Democrat living at 1258 41st Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. Also living there are Cecil A. Hayter (Salesman) and Mrs. Margaret I. Hayter (Housewife), both Democrats.

The 1936 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated March 26, 1936, shows Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Housewife) is a Democrat living at 369 15th Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1939 San Francisco County Voter Registration List dated September 28, 1939, shows Burdine Blake (Engineer) and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Housewife) are both Democrats and are living at 1724 Washington, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 

The 1940 San Francisco County Voter Registration List shows Burdine Blake (Engineer) and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Housewife) are both Democrats and are living at 1724 Washington, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. 


The WWII Draft Registration Report dated July 1, 1942, shows Burdine Blake (age 46) born December 29, 1895, in Seminole, OK, is living at 244 E. Ellis St., Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA. Isabelle Blake is at the same address. He works for A. Teichert, Sacramento, CA. He indicated that he does not have a middle name. Height is 5 feet 8 inches. Weight is 148 pounds. Scar on right side of face and also on right wrist.

   


Ulysses Simpson Grant Blake died November 21, 1942, in Burrton, KS, at age 76.

The 1944 San Joaquin County Voter Registration List shows Burdine Blake (Democrat), an Engineer, and Mrs. Isabelle Blake (Republican), a Housewife, are living at 244 East Ellis Street, 6th Ward, Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA. 

Burdine Blake died February 2, 1981, in Cayucos, San Luis Obispo Co., CA, at age 85.

Isabelle L. (Phillips) Blake died October 17, 1984, in Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, at age 85.


The Gazette, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, Friday, October 19, 1984

Isabelle Blake

Isabelle Blake, 85, of Colorado Springs, died Wednesday at her home. She was a homemaker. No services are scheduled. Swan-Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., is handling arrangements. Mrs. Blake was born July 2, 1899, in Brooklyn, N. Y. She lived in Cayucos, Calif., before moving to Colorado Springs. She was married to Burdine Blake, who preceded her in death. She is survived by a son, Philip of Colorado Springs, and two grandchildren.


Phillip Rodman Blake died July 10, 1992, at a local hospital, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, at age 61.


The Gazette, Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO, July 12, 1992

OBITUARIES

PHILLIP R. BLAKE, 61, of Colorado Springs died July 10, 1992, at a local hospital. He served in the U.S. Army before his retirement. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Funeral Home Chapel, Fountain and Union boulevards, with the Rev. Myron A. Eichner officiating. There will be cremation. Mr. Blake was born Oct. 25, 1930, in San Francisco to Burdine and Isabella (Phillips) Blake. He served in the Army from 1953 to 1974, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. He served in the Vietnam War. Mr. Blake had been a resident of the area since 1974 and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He was married Feb. 29, 1972, in Mannheim, Germany, to Ilse Schmid, who survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Julie Ann Brommer of Fort Collins; two sons, Jerome of Colorado Springs and Kelly of Springfield, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Wolford Elementary School in Black Forest.