Blake, T. A., was born in Orleans county, November 5, 1854, a son of Anthony and Mary (Phillips) Blake. Anthony Blake and his wife came from Mendon, N. Y., to Orleans county, where she died and Mr. Blake was killed in Chicago, at the World's Fair in 1893. T. A. Blake was reared on a farm and educated in the district schools. He was ten years in Flint, Mich., and in 1885 came to Wilson, where he bought his farm of 134 acres. He was married in 1879 to Ada, daughter of Joseph Parker of Flint, Mich., and they had two children, Roy E. and Vera E. Mr. Blake is a Republican and was supervisor by appointment three months in Wilson. He is a member of Lodge No. 1255, I. O. F.
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