Eliot Watson Blake

#45760, b. 1888, d. 29 July 1958

Individual's Timeline

Birth1888Eliot Watson Blake
Marr RegJune 1924Eliot Watson Blake1
Death of Mother9 July 1927Rhoda Sarah Nicholson2
Death29 July 1958Eliot Watson Blake
Probate27 November 1958Eliot Watson Blake3

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Military Career

Records show that Eliot Watson Blake served in the armed forces. 1st CCS, Royal Army Medical Corps. He was serving in France in July 1915.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: May have gone to South Africa. Also may have had a son name Eliot BLAKE who is an assistant professor of English at the Kirkwood Community College, Iowam USA. He practived Medical Law in Washington before joining the College.5

Family of Eliot Watson Blake and Hilda Margery Wright


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Wright      Hilda M      Blake      St.Geo.H.Sq.      1a     953.
  2. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941 about Rhoda Sarah Blake
    Name:      Rhoda Sarah Blake
    Probate Date:      9 Sep 1927
    Death Date:      9 Jul 1927
    Death Place:      Hampshire, England
    Registry:      London."
  3. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Eliot Watson Blake
    Name:      Eliot Watson Blake
    Probate Date:      27 Nov 1958
    Death Date:      29 Jul 1958
    Death Place:      Norwich
    Registry:      Winchester, England."
  4. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 about Eliot Blake
    Name:      Eliot Blake
    Birth Date:      abt 1887
    Age:      66
    Port of Departure:      Durban, South Africa
    Arrival Date:      9 Oct 1953
    Port of Arrival:      Southampton, England
    Ports of Voyage:      Durban
    [Port Elizabeth]
    [Cape Town]
    Ship Name:      Athlone Castle
    Search Ship Database:      View the 'Athlone Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
    Shipping Line:      Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd
    Official Number:      164525."
  5. Misc web sites, online see Citation Detail, Eliot Blake
    Assistant Professor
    319-398-4998 x 5762
    Cedar Hall 3017
    Eliot Blake is a refugee from Washington, D.C., where he practiced media law, later going on to litigate on behalf of environmental groups. A member of the State Bar of Georgia, Eliot has a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia (his hometown), and a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Iowa. He has lived in Iowa since 1993 and currently shares a home with his husband, their daughter, and all of their daughter's Dora the Explorer-related paraphernalia.