Wesley Elmer BLYTHE

Male 1890 - 1977  (86 years)


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  • Name Wesley Elmer BLYTHE 
    Born 4 Nov 1890  Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1977  Poudre Valley Memorial Hospital, Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11, 12
    Buried Aug 1977  Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1536  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Charles George BLYTHE,   b. Abt 1 Aug 1837, Marshchapel, Louth, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1914, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth KEEFER,   b. 20 Jan 1849, Elba, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Aft Aug 1865  Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lena CADE,   b. 15 Feb 1888, Gusse, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1976, 598 West County Road 38, Larimer, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1917  Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 26, 27, 28
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.
    Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.

    Photos
    Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.
    Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.

  • Notes 
    • Wesley Blythe graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 19 13.
      When registering for the draft in 1917 he lived at 718 Wayne, Danville , Illinois. His physical descrition as noted on his draft registratio n in 1917 was medium height, medium complexion, blue eyes, light brow n hair and slight build.
      He was a Funeral Director in Danville, Illinois and Colorado Springs b efore moving to Fort Collins in 1932.
      In Fort Collins, he purchased the Blythe-Hollowell Mortuary in 1935 an d joined in partnership with Jack Goodrich in 1947 under the name of t he Blythe- Goodrich Mortuary. He retired in 1957.
      He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Fort Collins Elk s Lodge, Masonic organizations and served as a DeMolay Dad. He also wa s a member and past President of the Fort Collins Kiwanis Club, 100F L odge, American Association of Retired People and was active in local c ivil defense activities after World War II.
      At the time of his death in about 1977, he lived at 508 West County Ro ad 34. The funeral was officiated by Rev. Delbert Paulson at the Goodr ich Chapel.
      He had a nephew, Gene Hamilton, of Aztec, New Mexico.

      1920 US Census Vermilion county, Danville, Illinois, Roll T625_411, p . 169, hh 228/261.

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      Danville, Illinois, USA
      Danville, Illinois, USA
      Wesley Blythe graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 19 13.
      When registering for the draft in 1917 he lived at 718 Wayne, Danville , Illinois. His physical descrition as noted on his draft registratio n in 1917 was medium height, medium complexion, blue eyes,light brow n hair and slight build.
      He was a Funeral Director in Danville, Illinois and Colorado Springs b efore moving to Fort Collins in 1932.
      In Fort Collins, he purchased the Blythe-Hollowell Mortuary in 1935 an d joined in partnership with Jack Goodrich in 1947 under the name of t he Blythe- Goodrich Mortuary. He retired in 1957.
      He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Fort Collins Elk s Lodge, Masonic organizations and served as a DeMolay Dad. He also wa s a member and past President of the Fort Collins KiwanisClub, 100F Lo dge, American Association of Retired People and was active in local ci vil defense activities after World War II.
      At the time of his death in about 1977, he lived at 508 West County Ro ad 34. The funeral was officiated by Rev. Delbert Paulson at the Goodr ich Chapel.
      He had a nephew, Gene Hamilton, of Aztec, New Mexico.

      1920 US Census Vermilion county, Danville, Illinois, Roll T625_411, p . 169, hh 228/261.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2779] 1930 United States Federal Census - Blythe, Wesley E.; Colorado Spring s City, El Paso County, Color.

    2. [S2782] 1920 United States Federal Census - Blythe, Wesley Elmer; Danville, Ve rmilion County, Illinois.

    3. [S2781] Obituary; Blythe, Wesley E.; Abt 1977.

    4. [S3303] Social Security Death Index; Blythe, Wesley E.
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      Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.
      Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.


    5. [S2416] Keefer, Christian W; Outline Descendancy Chart, 22 Feb 2013; pp. 1-7.

    6. [S3079] 1910 United States Federal Census - Blythe, Charles G.; Troy, Fountai n County, Indiana.

    7. [S3302] WWI Draft Registration; Blythe, Wesley Elmer; 5 Jun 1917.

    8. [S2759] Blythe, Charles G.; 1900 United States Federal Census; Lawrence County , Tennessee.

    9. [S2785] 1940 United States Federal Census, Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States; 25-48; SD 2; 5B; 136; Blythe.

    10. [S2788] State of Indiana, ancestry*com; Ancestry*com.

    11. [S3303] Social Security Death Index; Blythe, Wesley E.
      Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.
      Death record for Wesley E. Blythe.


    12. [S2776] Charles G. Blythe obituary, The Hoosier Genealogist, Indiana Historica l Society, June 2001, Vol. 41.

    13. [S3081] Year: 1880; Census Place: Fountain Prairie, Columbia, Wisconsin; Roll:  1420; Family History Film: 1.

    14. [S3082] Biographical Sketches of Old Settlers and Prominent People of Wisconsi n: Vol. I.

    15. [S3083] Keefer, Christian W.; Beaver Dam Argus, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisc onsin, Keefer, Christian W.; Obituary.
      Obituary of Christian W. Keefer
      Obituary of Christian W. Keefer


    16. [S3084] Civil War Service: Various military databases.
      Civil War Service Pension Index for Charles G. Blythe.
      Civil War Service Pension Index for Charles G. Blythe.


    17. [S3086] Illinois Death Record; Blythe, Charles E.
      Blythe, Charles E.; Death Record; Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
      Blythe, Charles E.; Death Record; Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947


    18. [S3078] Keefer, Mary Ann Jaques; Elba, Dodge County, Wisconsin, Obituary of Mary Ann Jaques Keefer; about 16 May 1899.
      Obituary of Mary Ann Keefer
      Obituary of Mary Ann Keefer


    19. [S3087] Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908 Ancestry*ca, Ances try*ca, Internet; 27 July 2013.
      Blythe, Clayton William - Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908
      Blythe, Clayton William - Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908


    20. [S2809] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 Ancestry*ca, Ancestr y*ca, Internet; 27 July 2013.

    21. [S3088] Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.: Covington, Indiana.
      Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.
      Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.


    22. [S3089] Blythe, Charles George; Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911.: ;, Blythe, Charles George; Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911.; 11 June 1896.

    23. [S2798] Indiana Marriage Record; Blythe, Clayton W.

    24. [S2760] Marriage Records: ; FamilySearch.org,; Indiana.
      Blythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, Robe
      Blythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folde r Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1 959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1 .1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; G S Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Nu mber: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySe arch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Ju l 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Dig ital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriag es, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/ pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Pa ge 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464 ; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and image s, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : acces sed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321 668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana , Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familyse arch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robe rt T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004 540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index an d images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3 P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film numbe r: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224 ; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https:/ /familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBly the, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Nu mber: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-195 9 index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1 /JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Fi lm number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number : 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearc h https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 201 4, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digita l Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages , 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pa l:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Pag e 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; I mage Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, F amilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accesse d 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robert T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 00132166 8; Digital Folder Number: 004540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana , Marriages, 1811-1959 index and images, FamilySearch https://familyse arch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, RobBlythe, Robe rt T.; Page 40; GS Film number: 001321668; Digital Folder Number: 004 540464; Image Number: 00224; Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 index an d images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JCJ1-Q3 P : accessed 19 Jul 2014, Rob

    25. [S4451] 1870 United States Federal Census, Fountain Prairie, Columbia, Wisconsin; Blythe, Charles G.
      Blythe, Charles G.; 1870 US Census; Fountain Prairie, Columbia, Indiana
      Blythe, Charles G.; 1870 US Census; Fountain Prairie, Columbia, Indiana
      Blythe, Charles G. - 1870 US Census, Fountain Prairie, Columbia County, Indiana
      Blythe, Charles G. - 1870 US Census, Fountain Prairie, Columbia County, Indiana


    26. [S2789] Marriage Record; Wesley E. Blythe to Lena Cade; Fountain County, India na; Book; 16; Pg. 42; 15 Feb.

    27. [S2780] Obituary; Blythe, Lena C.; Abt Oct 1976.

    28. [S2797] U.S. City Directories: Danville, Illinois.