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Berkeypile Lineage

1. Moses Berkeypile, b. 20 Feb 1832, d. 21 Jan 1915, m. Elizabeth Riley, b. 22 Jun 1835, d. 4 Jul 1877.

Children:   a) Amza,

                b) Edward,

                c) Emily,

                d) George,* b. 3 Apr 1858

                e) James,

                f) John,

                g) Lawrence,

                h) Ober,

                i) Oscar,

                j) Sherley,

                k) Lorenzo,

 

2. George H. Berkeypile, b. 3 Apr 1858, d. 10 Jun 1941, m. Carolin (Callie) H. Long (Dau. of Jacob Long and Dora Elizabeth Straley), b. 1860, d. 1949. Both are buried in the Napoleon Cemetery, Napoleon, MI.

Children:   a) Dora Elizabeth,* b. 28 Dec 1881, Marshall Co., IN

                b) Ed,

                c) Nina,

                d) Fred, b. 11 Dec 1886

                e) Don,

                f) George,

 

3. Dora Elizabeth Berkeypile, b. 28 Dec 1881, Marshall Co., IN, d. July 1978, Norvell, MI; m. c1900 to Charles Henry Pittman, b. 1879, Marshall Co., IN, d. 1946, Jackson Co., MI. Both are buried in the Napoleon Cemetery, Napoleon, MI.

Children:   a) George Andrew, b. 14 Jan 1903, IN

                b) Gladys, b. 10 Jun 1907, IN

                c) Bertha Fern,* b. 10 Feb 1909, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                d) Nina Grace, b. 1 Apr 1911, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                e) Merl Henry, b. 8 Feb 1913, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI; d. 23 Sep 1997

                f) Charles Frederic, b. 22 Feb 1915, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                g) Harold Devon, b. 15 Feb 1920, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI; d. WWII

                h) Lewis B., b. 17 Oct 1921, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

 

4. Bertha Fern Pittman, b. 10 Feb 1909, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI, d. 1940, MI; m. Harvey Ernest Blakeman, b. 1905, MI, d. 14 Feb 1960.

Children:   a) Darrell Ernest b. Hillsdale Co., MI

                b) Beverly Fern b. Hillsdale Co., MI

                c) Dale Eugene* b. Brooklyn, Jackson Co., MI

5. Dale Eugene Blakeman, b. Brooklyn, Jackson Co., MI; m. to Kaye Francis Moore, Jackson, MI (dau. of James T. Moore and Rose Marie Coffey).

Children:   a) Rex Eugene b. Vandercook Lake, MI

                b) Sherie Fern, b. Vandercook Lake, MI

                c) Sherlene Marie, b. Jackson, MI

                d) Scott Andrew, b. Jackson, MI

 

6. Sherie Fern Blakeman, b. Vandercook Lake, MI; 1m. John Eley, div.; 2m. to David Rogers Swarts, b. Williamsburg, VA.

Children:   a) Rick Andrew, b. Jakson, MI

 

Compiled 20 Mar 2002 by Sherie F. (Blakeman) and David R. Swarts, 4489 Abbey Ct., Jackson, MI 49201  dswarts@mailcity.com