THE BLEKE FAMILY

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 DESCENDANTS OF CHARLES BLEKE

 1.  Charles Bleke b: Jan 28, 1807 in Germany  d: Oct 21, 1874 in IN

            +  Mary Gieseking  b: abt 1811 in Germany  d: 1882 in Allen Co., IN 

                        2.  Charles F. Bleke  b: abt 1841 in Germany  d: Feb 1880 in IN

                               married Dec 17, 1863 in Allen Co., IN  

                                    +  Louisa Rose b: July 22, 1844 in IN  d:  Dec 18, 1918 in Perry Twp.,

                                          Allen Co., IN   

                                                3.  Mary Bleke  b: 1867 in IN

                                                3.  William Bleke  b: March 1869 in IN

                                                3.  Charles F. Bleke  b: June 9, 1871 in IN;  d: Aug 13, 1931

                                                       married Oct 5, 1898 in Allen Co., IN

                                                            +  Caroline L. Geller  b: Jan 1877 in IN                                   

                                                                        4.  Elmer L. Bleke  b: 1899 in IN

                                                                                    +  Emma V.

                                                                                                5.  Robert Charles Bleke  b: 1927

                                                                                                            +  Priscilla D.

                                                                        4.  Evelyn Bleke  b: abt 1903 in IN

                                                                        4.  Esther Irene BGleke  b: Nov 11, 1904 in Allen

                                                                               Co., IN  d: Feb 5, 1978 in Fort Wayne, IN

                                                                               married June 1, 1930 in Fort Wayne, IN

                                                                                    +  Carl Frederick Solomon  b: Nov 18,

                                                                                          1900

                                                                        4.  Edith D. Bleke  b: abt 1911 in IN

                                                3.  Henry Bleke  b: Dec 1875 in IN  d: March 27, 1929 in IN 

                        2.  William Bleke  b: Oct 23, 1842 in Germany  d: June 27, 1901 in Allen, IN

                               married May 22, 1866 in Allen Co., IN

                                    +  Sarah Rupp  b: Aug 16, 1839  d: Aug 20, 1927 in Allen Co., IN

                                                3.  Charles W. Bleke  b: April 1867 in IN  d: 1914 in Allen, IN

                                                            +  Minnie Rose  b: April 23, 1867  d: Dec 30, 1928 in IN

                                                                        4.  Clarence Bleke  b: Sept 1891 in IN

                                                                        4.  Erma Bleke  b: Feb 1894 in IN

                                                                        4.  Arthur J. Bleke  b: May 31, 1898 in IN

                                                                               d: Dec 22, 1915 in Allen Co., IN

                                                                        4.  Hilda Bleke  b: abt 1901 in IN

                                                                        4.  Carl Bleke  b: abt 1904 in IN

                                                                        4.  Ilo Bleke  b: abt 1907 in IN

                                                                        4.  Erwin Bleke  b: abt 1909 in IN

                                                3.  Frederick Bleke  b: Aug 1870 in IN

                                                            +  Lenora  b: Sept 1877 in IN

                                                                        4.  Della Bleke  b: May 1898 in IN

                                                                        4.  Irma Bleke  b: abt 1902 in IN

                                                                        4.  Leona Bleke  b: abt 1904 in IN

                                                                        4.  Helen M. Bleke  b: abt 1907 in IN

                                                3.  Augusta Bleke  b: abt 1875 in IN

                                                3.  William A. Bleke  b: Feb 20, 1876 in IN  d: July 3, 1905

                                                3.  John C. Bleke  b: abt 1878 in IN  d: June 22, 1948 in IN

                                                            +  Rosa A.  b: abt 1883 in IN  d: 1940

                        2.  Frederick Bleke  b: abt 1845 in Germany

                                    +  Mary b: abt 1848 in IN

                                                3.  Amelia Bleke  b: abt 1875 in IN

                                                3.  Louisa Bleke  b: abt 1878 in IN

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BLEKE CENSUS

 1850 Census of Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles Blakey

44 male

Born Germany

Abt 1806

Farmer

Mary A. Blakey

40 female

Born Germany

Abt 1810

 

Charles Blakey

10 male

Born Germany

Abt 1840

 

William Blakey

 8 male

Born Germany

Abt 1842

 

Frederick Blakey

 6 male

Born Germany

Abt 1844

 

Henry Gieseking

17 male

Born Germany

Abt 1833

Laborer

 

 1860 Census of St. Joseph Twp, Allen Co., IN

Charles Bleke

53 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1807

 

Mary Bleke

49 female

Born Prussia

Abt 1811

 

Charles Bleke

19 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1841

 

William Bleke

17 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1843

 

Frederick Bleke

15 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1845

 

Sarah Copp/Rupp?

20 female

Born IN 

Abt 1840

Servant

 

 1860 Census of Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles Rose

42 male

 

Abt 1818

 

Christina Rose

36 female

 

Abt 1824

 

Louisa Rose

15 female

Born IN

Abt 1845

 

Sophia Rose

14 female

 

Abt 1846

 

Eliza Rose

11 female

 

Abt 1849

 

Anthony Rose

10 female

 

Abt 1850

 

Christina Rose

 5 female

 

Abt 1855

 

Lena Rose

 3 female

 

Abt 1857

 

Charles Rose

 1 male

 

Abt 1859

 

 

 1870 Census of St. Joseph Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles Blake

64 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1806

 

Mary Blake

60 female

Born Prussia

Abt 1810

 

Fredrick Blake

24 male

Born Prussia

Abt 1846

 

 

 1880 Census of St. Joseph Twp., Allen Co., IN

Frederick Bleke

35 male

Born Germany

Abt 1845

Farmer

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. GR

 

 

Mary Blake

32 female

Born IN

Abt 1848

Wife

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. GR

 

 

Amelia Blake

5 female

Born IN

Abt 1875

Daughter, crippled with rheumatism

Louisa Blake

2 female

Born IN

Abt 1878

Daughter

Mary Blake

70 female

Born GR

Abt 1810

Mother

Henry Rose

16 male

Born IN

Abt 1864

Brother-in-law

 

1880 Census of Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

Louisa Blakey

35 female

Born IN

Abt 1845

Widow, head

 

Father  born Prussia

Mother born  Prusia

 

 

Mary Blakey

13 female

Born IN

Abt 1867

Daughter

William Blakey

11 male

Born IN

Abt 1869

Son

Henry Blakey

 4 male

Born IN

Abt 1876

Son

 

1900 Census of St. Joseph Twp., Allen Co., IN

Frederick Blake

55 male

Born Germany

March 1845

Head, married 27 yrs

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. GR

 

 

Mary Blake

51 female

Born IN

May 1847

Wife, 8 children, 3 living

Amelia Blake

24 female

Born IN

Aug 1875

Daughter

Amanda Blake

19 female

Born IN

Nov 1880

Daughter

Gustav Maschoff

22 male

 

March 1878

Boarder

 

1900 Census of Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

William C. Blakey

31 male

Born IN

March 1869

Head, single, farmer

Henry F. Blakey

24 male

Born IN

Dec 1875  

Brother, single

Louisa Blakey

55 female

Born IN

July 1844

Mother, widow

5 children, 4 living

Delbert Thompson

23 male

Born IN

Feb 1877

Boarder, single, farm laborer

 

1900 Census of Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN

Fred W. Bleke

29 male

Born IN

Aug 1870

Head, married

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. OH

 

3 years, 1897

Lenora Bleke

22 female

Born IN

Sept 1877

Wife, m. 3 years

 

Father b. IN

Mother b. GR

 

1 child, 1 living

Della Bleke

2 female

Born IN

May 1898

Daughter

Harman Clipper

14 male

Born IN

Abt 1886

boarder

Living next to Fred we find Charles W.

 

1900 Census of Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN 

Charlie W. Bleke

33 male

Born IN

April 1867

Farmer, married 10 yrs

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. OH

 

 

Minnie Bleke

33 female

 

April 1867

Wife, 5 children, 3 living

Clarence Bleke

8 male

Born IN

Sept 1891

Son

Erma Bleke

5 female

Born IN

Feb 1894

Daughter

Artys Bleke

2 male

Born IN

May 1898

Son

Fred ????

24 male

Born IN

Sept 1875

Boarder

 

1900 Census of Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles Blakey

28 male

Born IN

June 1871

Farmer, owns, married 1 year

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. IN

 

 

Carrie Blakey

23 female

Born IN

Jan 1877

Wife, m: 1 year 1 child, 1 living

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. OH

 

 

Elmer Blakey

9 months, male

Born IN

Sept 1899

Son

 

1910 Census of Fort Wayne, Ward 9, Allen Co., IN

Frederick Bleke

39 male

Born IN

Abt 1871

Head, married 13, fireman

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. GR

 

 

Laura Bleke

32 female

Born IN

Abt 1878

Wife, 13 yrs, 4 child., 4 living

 

Father b. IN

Mother b. GR

 

 

Della/Nella Bleke

11 female

Born IN

Abt 1899

Daughter

Irma Bleke

 8 female

Born IN

Abt 1902

Daughter

Leona Bleke

 6 female

Born IN

Abt 1904

Daughter

Helen Bleke

 3 female

Born IN

Abt 1907

Daughter

 

1910 Census of Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles F. Bleke

38 male

Born IN

Abt 1872

Head, married, farmer

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. IN

 

 

Caroline Bleke

33 female

Born IN

Abt 1877

Wife

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. IN

 

 

Elmer L. Bleke

10 male

Born IN

Abt 1900

Son

Evelyn C. Bleke

 7 female

Born IN

Abt 1903

Daughter

Esther I. Bleke

 5 female

Born IN

Abt 1905

Daughter

 

1920 Census of Perry Twp., Allen Co., IN

Charles F. Bleke

48 male

Born IN

Abt 1872

Head, married, owns farm

Caroline Bleke

42 female

Born IN

Abt 1878

Wife

Elmer Bleke

20 male

Born IN

Abt 1900

Son, single

Evelyn Bleke

17 female

Born IN

Abt 1903

Daughter

Esther Bleke

15 female

Born IN

Abt 1905

Daughter

Edith Bleke

 8 female

Born IN

Abt 1912

Daughter

 

1920 Census of Fort Wayne, Ward 8, Allen Co., IN

Fred W. Bleke

49 male

Born IN

Abt 1871

Head, married, owns home, inspector: Electric factory

Laura Bleke

43 female

Born IN

Abt 1877

Wife, married

Della Bleke

21 female

Born IN

Abt 1899

Daughter, single

Irma Bleke

17 female

Born IN

Abt 1903

Daughter, single

Elnora Bleke

16 female

Born IN

Abt 1904

Daughter, single

Helen Bleke

12 female

Born IN

Abt 1908

Daughter, single

 

1930 Census of Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

Fred W. Bleke

59 male

Born IN

Abt 1871

Head, married, night watchman in glove factory

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. GR

 

 

Elnora Bleke

52 female

 

Abt 1878

Wife, married at age 18

Helen M. Bleke

22 female

Born IN

Abt 1908

Daughter, single

 

1930 Census of Perry Township, Allen Co., IN

Charles F. Bleke

58 male

Born IN

Abt 1872

Head, married

 

Father b. GR

Mother b. IN

 

 

Carrie L. Bleke

52 female

Born IN

Abt 1878

Wife

Elmer L. Bleke

30 male

Born IN

Abt 1900

Son

Evelyn Bleke

27 female

Born IN

Abt 1903

Daughter

Esther  Bleke

25 female

Born IN

Abt 1905

Daughter

Edith D. Bleke

19 female

Born IN

Abt 1911

Daughter

Robert C. Bleke

2 yrs, 8 mos

Born IN

Abt 1927

Grandson

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 BURIALS

Cemetery of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana.    Founded in 1844.    The Rural Branch School of the Church was located adjacent to the cemetery.   School was conducted from 1844 to 1920.   The building and grounds were sold to the State for the interchange of Highways I 69 and U.S. 27.

BLEKE  BURIALS  AT  ST. PAULS EVANGELICAL  LUTHERAN  CHURCH

 

Arthur J. Bleke

May 31, 1898

December 22, 1915

Son of Charles and Minnie  (C & M)

Carl E. Bleke  "L"

 

Feb 2, 1880

39 yrs, 1 mo, 14 d

Carl J. Bleke

 

Prob should be Charles

Jan 28, 1807

Oct 21, 1874

Wife, Maria (Mary Geiseking) Peltier, born GR, 67 yrs

Clara Bleke

Sept 2, 1891

April 2, 1893

G & M

Charles W. Bleke

1867

1914

Minnie, his wife

Conrad G. Bleke

1873

June 31, 1880

 ?????

Eduard C. Bleke

March 11, 1873

July 31, 1880

Son of M & S, 7 yrs, 4 mos

F. G.  Christian Bleke

March 17, 1873

Sept 14, 1877

Son of C & M   4 yrs, 6 mos.    Peltier F.H.

Frieda Bleke

June 6, 1893

Feb 14, 1894

G & M

Louise Bleke

June 24, 1877

Or June 22, 186 __

July 12, 1879 

Or July 27, 1869 

Here rest in God, Louise, little dau of ________ Bleke

Louise Bleke

July 22, 1844

Adams Co., IN

Dec 18, 1918

Wife of Chas F.   Heb. 4: 9-10

Row 1, Grave 8

Maria Bleke

Jan 11, 1860

June 8, 1872

Daughter of M & S

Maria M. Bleke

April 26, 1884

Feb 21, 1887

Row 7, Grave 4

Minnie Bleke

April 23, 1867

Dec 30, 1928

Wife of Chas. W.

Sarah Bleke

Aug 16, 1839, born in OH

Aug 20, 1927

Wife of William

Klaehn F. Home

Son, Bleke

March 17, 1890

March 17, 1890

Son of F & M

Unknown Bleke

??? 24, 1873

March 12, 1875

 

Unknown Bleke

"Maria"

Dec 18, 1810

Oct 21, 1882

Mary Gieseking  Bleke, wife of Carl

Charles?? 

William A. Bleke

Feb 20, 1876

July 3, 1905 or 1906

Son of William and Sarah?  

William C.F. Bleke

Oct 22, 1842

June 27, 1901

Sarah.  Under family links it gives Eduard C. and Conrad G. both listed 1873-1880

 

Other burials of the Rose family in this St. Paul's Cemetery

Anthony F. Rose

Jan 17, 1850

Jan 20, 1934

Luke 2: 29

Carl S. Rose

May 10, 1859

May 30, 1880

Here lies in God, Carl S. Rose, lived for 21 years 20 days

Ps. 103: 15-16

Caroline Louise Rose

 

Nov 27, 1854

Broken stone, some missing

Christian E. Rose

May 28, 1812

June 28, 1893

 

Christina  CF Rose

Oct 30, 1829

Feb 5, 1891

Row 1, Grave 7

Elenore Rose

Jan 23, 1857

Oct 19, 1927

Phil 1: 21-23

Fred Rose

1858

1928

Row 4, Grave 6

Karl N. Rose

Feb 17, 1818

May 6, 1876

Row 8, Grave 2

Maria Engle Rose

June 17, 1811

Dec 19, 1852

1st wife of Christian Rose, Row 6, Grave 1

Sophie A. Rose

Apr 19, 1846

Oct 2, 1871

Row  3, Grave 4

Unknown Rose

Oct 15, 1861

Mar 26, 1871

Child's stone;  all markings worn away

Row 3, Grave 2

Unknown Rose

Jan 15, 1885 

Jan 15, 1885

 

 

OTHER BLEKE BURIALS

 

Name

Date of Death

Spouse

Parents

Cemetery

Carl Bleke

May 3, 1927

Mary Bleke

Christian Bleke

Trinity Lutheran

Emma Bleke

July6 12, 1927

 

Wm. Vollmer

Lindenwood

Henry F. Bleke

March 27, 1929

Justine Bleke

Charles and Louise Bleke

Lindenwood

Maria Bleke

April 30, 1925

Carl Bleke

Martin Fresk

Trinity Lutheran

Minnie Bleke

Dec 30, 1928

Charles Bleke

Christian Rose

St. Paul's

Sophia Bleke

May 24, 1921

 

Krugman

Concordia

 

Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN

 

Name

Date of death

Age

Last lived

Burial date

Section 

Caroline L. Bleke

Sept 16, 1966

89 yrs, 7 mos  27 days

Fort Wayne

Sept 29, 1966

Sec 9, Lot 71

Charles F. Bleke

Aug 13, 1931

60 yrs, 2 mos  4 days

Allen County, IN

Aug 17, 1931

Sec 9, Lot 71

Elmer Louis Bleke

Feb 21, 1968

68 yrs

Allen County, IN

Feb 24, 1968

Sec 9, Lot 71

Emma Bleke

July 12, 1927

23 yrs, 3 mos

Lima Road

July 15, 1927

Sec 9, Lot 71

Frederick Bleke

Jan 29, 1902

29 yrs

Fort Wayne

Feb 2, 1902

Sec F, Lot 66y

Henry F. Bleke

Mar 27, 1929

53 yrs, 3 mos  21 days

Fort Wayne

Mar 30, 1929

Sec 6, Lot 168

Justine Bleke

Mar 1, 1964

87 yrs, 5 mos  9 days

Fort Wayne

Mar 3, 1964

Sec 6, Lot 168