Blades, William Christopher

Name: Blades, William Christopher
Burial Date: 1898, 07/29
Age at Death: 82
Plot Location: 579 G
Notes: husband of Amanda Melvina(Gates)

Civil War

Obituary from Sterling Bulletin

Wm. Blades died at his home, three miles east of Sterling July 28, 1898. His age was 83 years, 8 months and 23 days. He was born in Brown County, Ohio, but was raised in Kentucky. In 1857 he moved to Missouri, and in 1876 came to Kansas. His wife, 81 years and three children survive him – W. C. Blades, Covington, KY, F.S.Blades and Zella Gash, of Sterling, Kansas. He was a member of Troup B, 3rd Mo. Cavalry, his son Frank being a member of the same company. From his youth, he has been a member of the M.E. church. Over two years ago he had a paralytic stroke and has not been able to speak or to move about alone. The funeral services will be held at his late residence this Friday morning at 9:30 o’clock under the auspices of the G.A.R. Rev. R. A. Dadisman will preach the sermon.

Trans from  Lot 305 to be buried beside wife.

Pvt Co. B, 3rd MO Cav, ”
War: Civil War

Birth: Nov. 6, 1815
Mason County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1898
Rice County
Kansas, USA

Age 82

Trans from Lot 305Pvt Co. B, 3rd MO Cav,
Veteran of: Civil War

Family links:
Amanda Melvina Gates Blades (1817 – 1901)

Isora Elizabeth Blades Washburn (1846 – 1890)*

*Calculated relationship

Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 579 G
Created by: Lawcas
Record added: Feb 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105197103