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Martindale Lineage


1. Mary Martindal and Eri Blakeman  of New York. According the obituaries of George and Edson, there were ten children.

Children:   a) d. bef. 1925

      b) d. bef. 1925

                c) d. bef. 1925

                d) d. bef. 1925

                e) ?Hiram (not proven) b. 1836

                f) George Washington b. 4 Jun 1840, Cayuga Co., NY

                g) Edson V.* b. 17 Jan 1843, near Conquest, Cayuga Co., NY

                h) d. bef. 1925

                i) Mrs. James DeHart d. aft. 1925

                j) Francis E. b. 1851 (not proven)


2. Edson V. Blakeman, b. 17 Jan 1843, near Conquest, Cayuga Co., NY, d. 1 Sep 1925, Newfield, Thompkins Co., NY; 1m. c1866 to Juliette Cordelia Eldridge, b. Oct 1839, NY, d. 1905; 2m. to Mrs. Nettie Betzer, b. 1858, d. 1942. Edson and Cordelia are buried in the East Hill Cemetery, Osseo, Hillsdale Co., MI.

Children:   a) Ada M. b. c1870, MI

                b) Clarence E.* b. May 1872, MI

3. Clarence E. Blakeman, b. May 1871, MI, d. 1933; m. c1903 to Pearl I. Carter, b. 1879, MI, d. 1919. Both are buried in the East Hill Cemetery, Osseo, Hillsdale Co, MI.

Children:   a) Harold E. b. 15 Apr 1904, MI

                b) Harvey Ernst* b. 1905, MI


4. Harvey Ernst Blakeman, b. 1905, MI, d. 14 Feb 1960, MI; m. to Bertha Fern Pittman, b. 10 Jun 1909, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI, d. 1940 (Dau. of Charles H. Pittman and Dora E. Berkeypile).

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

                b) Beverly Fern, b. Hillsdale Co., MI

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


4. Dale Eugene Blakeman, Brooklyn, Jackson Co., MI; m. to Katherine Francis Moore, Jackson, MI (dau. of James T. Moore and Rose Marie Coffee).

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


5. Sherie Fern Blakeman, b. Vandercook Lake, Jackson Co., MI; 1m. John Eley, div.; 2m. to David Rogers Swarts, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA.

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

Compiled 6 July 1999 by Sherie F. (Blakeman) and David R. Swarts, 1905 Springport Rd., Apt. 2, Jackson, MI 49202