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Isaac BLAKEY

 

Basic Information

Name
Isaac BLAKEY
Birth
30 June 1845
Fayette, Missouri, USA
Death
23 December 1917
Shannondale, Chariton County Missouri USA
Time In Service
From: 1 Nov 1863
To: 13 May 1866

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Army
Rank
Private
Unit(s)
Specialty
Heavy Artillery
Current Status
His spirit is with the LORD in Heaven

Service Record

War
American Civil War
Battle(s)

Honors & Awards

Award(s)

The Life of Isaac Blakey

    Private Isaac BLAKER Civil War * Accepted birth on 30 June 1847 (1845) in Roanoke MO (1845-1859) Military record states that his birth place was in Fayette, MO. (Roanoke, MO  was on one record.)

   * Howard County MO * Slaveowners: Frances (WHITE) BLAKEY (1810- 1871) John May BLAKEY (1803 -1844) and (?) others
   * Isaac was a slave to the BLAKEY's since he was a small child * Frances and her son, Y.C. BLAKEY helped raise him upto Isaac being sold and/or ran away 1857 cira -1861

   * Civil War Time * Isaac age 16, not 18 at the time of his enlistment; 5'3' tall join the MS Union Army on 1 November 1863 as Private Isaac BLAKER * Served in United States Colored Heavy Aritillery Company H. Regtiments: 6, 5 and 2 * Stationed Natchez MS and Vidalia LA   * Battle fought...   [ Read more » ]

Susan_Blakley added this on 9 Aug 2007

About The Surname

 

Family History---The Surnames 
    "This is the day which the Lord had made; we will be full of joy and delight in it." The Bible In Basic English


     You know that I am on this journey of my family history. I want to share a little bit more on my Great Grandpa Isaac BLAKEY. a.k.a. as Private Isaac BLAKER.
   
     As I have been sharing some of my family history with you, I have told you that there were name changes through the generations. As I dug deeper into this "quest", I had come across many different spelling of our surname.

     In May of 1989 I wrote a letter to a MO library. In June of that year I received a copy of a newspaper clipping that was date on February 25, 1858. I did not know that this existed...  A worker at the library found it for me. He was so happy to share ...   [ Read more » ]

Susan_Blakley added this on 15 Nov 2007

Name

Prove--What's In A Name

     "This is the day that the LORD has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it." Hebrew Name Version

     It's the 50th day of this year. We have a warm up.  It a beautiful day. Enjoy the warm weather.  

      What's in a name?
      As I researched my father's lineage, I came up with different surnames. I was thankful that I had a lot of HELP from some of my cousins and other researchers along the journey.

      Last week I was in bed reading my Great Grandpa Isaac Blakey's pension records. He had to prove who he was because he was disable due to what happened to him during the Civil War. [I even found one spellings of Great Grandpa Isaac's name as Blakely as well] 

     Around 1890 Gr...   [ Read more » ]

Susan_Blakley added this on 15 Nov 2007

Isaac Blakey, The Exslave From MO

Photo taken off TV Program 2001
Susan_Blakley added this on 24 Aug 2011

Isaac Blaker's Enlistment Into Civil War MS Union Side

1 Nov 1863 to 13 May 1866
Susan_Blakley added this on 27 May 2010

Isaac Blaker Alais Isaac Blakey

Susan_Blakley added this on 27 May 2010

Isaac Blakey's Deed To Land 1900's

Susan_Blakley added this on 17 Jun 2010

Isaac Blakey's Land Location

It's the area in red near botton of sectons 28 and 27, top of sections 33 and 34.
Susan_Blakley added this on 17 Jun 2010

Howard Co Probate Record: Slave Ad

Susan_Blakley added this on 22 Mar 2013

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Used with permission from a cousin
Susan_Blakley added this on 24 May 2014

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Used with permission from a cousin
Susan_Blakley added this on 24 May 2014

Isaac Blakey Pension folder with his name on it.

.Photo taken by Bernice Bennett in June of 2015. Used with permission
Susan_Blakley added this on 28 Jul 2015

Isaac Pension list of children of Rachel

Photo taken by Bernice Bennett in June of 2015. Used with permission
Susan_Blakley added this on 28 Jul 2015

Isaac Pension July 28, 1915

Photo taken by Bernice Bennett in June of 2015. Used with permission
Susan_Blakley added this on 28 Jul 2015

Isaac Blakey's Name on Wall in DC as Isaac Blaker

Photo taken by relative in June of 2015. Used with permission
Susan_Blakley added this on 1 Nov 2015