Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Kenneth BLAKE

Male 1920 - 1944  (24 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Kenneth BLAKE 
    Born 18 Jun 1920  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Although birth records indicate his birth on Jun 18 1919, he was not present for the 1920 Census, and his age in the 1930 Census was nine. His Army enlistment records indicate a birth year of 1920.
    • Although birth records indicate his birth on Jun 18 1919, he was not present for the 1920 Census, and his age in the 1930 Census was nine. His Army enlistment records indicate a birth year of 1920.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930, 1940  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930, 1940  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940  [3
    public building construction worker 
    Occupation 1940  [3
    public building construction worker 
    Residence 1941  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1941  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military ENLISTED 2/6/1942  [4, 5, 6
    Pfc, 101th Inf, 26th Div, US Army, World War II (KIA, Purple Heart) 
    Military ENLISTED 2/6/1942  [4, 5, 6
    Pfc, 101th Inf, 26th Div, US Army, World War II (KIA, Purple Heart) 
    Died 24 Oct 1944  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I78864  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 

    Father Alfred Goff BLAKE,   b. 18 Aug 1888, Big Isaac, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1973, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Lura Delphia LIPSCOMB,   b. 28 Jul 1900, Summers, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1993  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1919  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1920 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1941 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1941 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    78864_KennethBlake_USArmy_WW2.jpg
    78864_KennethBlake_USArmy_WW2.jpg

    Documents
    78864_BLAKE_Kenneth_1920-1944_Headstone-Inscription-and-Interment-Record.jpg
    78864_BLAKE_Kenneth_1920-1944_Headstone-Inscription-and-Interment-Record.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S2708] World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S2651] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    4. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    5. [S2589] World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)).

    6. [S2580] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).