Chapter 5: William
Blackledge and Descendants
Providing a look at some submitted photos that did not appear in First Edition of "Blackledges in America." Note: descendant numbers from the Second Edition for Chapter 5 [Sept 2011 database] have been inserted in the photo captions to provide "Blackledges in America" identification references.
[This is first 'extra' photo page for Chapter
5. For other
photos, see: Photo
Page Index ]
Grandpa's Farm, 1919: taken in front of farm home of Elmer C. Emmack (b. 1880), Metz, Iowa (about 6 miles southwest
of Newton, IA) in 1919. (Elmer Emmack is maternal grandfather of
Leland D. Blackledge  - Leland thinks the small girl standing
near the front porch is his mother, LeOra Mae Emmack Blackledge Shultz.) The farm was sold about
1990, and the land today grows grapes.
|Owen and Nadine Blackledge: Owen Sumner Blackledge  and Nadine Susan Blackledge  were first cousins who married in 1904 and had two sons, Eul (b. 1905) and Glenn (b. 1907). [left to right:] Marriage Certificate for Owen S  and Nadine Blackledge : 7 Sep 1904, Des Moines, IA. Next: Owen Sumner Blackledge  and Nadine Susan Blackledge  c. 1945, Newton, IA. Finally: Nadine, photo taken in nursing home in Newton, IA c. 1962.|
|Uncle Eul Family: Eul Clyde Blackledge’s family (Left to right): Nadine , Letha [Sp:1175]. Judy , Virginia Ann , Eul  c. 1943, prob. in Davenport, IA. [at right:] Eul Clyde Blackledge  c. 1955 in Davenport, IA.|
|Glenn & LeOra Mae Blackledge, 1929:
(from left to right):
Eul's brother: Glenn Arthur Blackledge  c. 1926 probably in
Newton, IA. Next: Glenn Arthur
Blackledge  & LeOra Mae Emmack
[Sp:1176] wedding photo, Aug 1929, probably in Newton, IA.
Glenn & LeOra Mae's wedding announcement.
|Virgil Blackledge: Virgil Blackledge  in 1942 (about 67
years of age):
in Des Moines, IA.
Children of Glenn and LeOra: [Left:] Roberta , Leland , Juanita . c. 1936: Newton, IA. [center]: Roberta , High School graduation, 1949: Newton, IA. [right]: Ron Smith with spouse Janice . 1968: Tama, IA.
The Eight Children of Glenn and LeOra: Back row: Leslie , Roberta , Marvelyn , Juanita , Leland . Front row, L to R: Barbara , Sharon , Janice . At wedding of Resa Simbro : 1 Jun 2002, Newton, IA. Photo courtesy Leland Blackledge.
D. Blackledge family: [Left]: Beth E. and
Leland D. Blackledge .
[center]: Karen E  and Beth
24 Dec 2003, South St. Paul, MN. [right]: Aug 2003:
Back row: Zachery Harris , Steve Harris [Sp:3522]. Front:
Kendall Harris , Marcella A. . Lynnwood,
courtesy Leland Blackledge.
Family: Naperville, IL,
April 2011: L to R: Kelsey Cole, Margaret Beth , Christopher John
, Sarah [Sp:3523], Michael Eric , Eric Leland
and Beth & Grandkids: In Leland’s
Back Yard: Back row:
Beth [Sp:2262], Leland . Front row, L to R:
Christopher Blackledge , Zachery Harris , Kendall Harris , Kelsey Cole
holding Michael , Margaret
Blackledge . Aug 2001, South St. Paul, MN. Photo
courtesy Leland D. Blackledge.
At right: citation
to accompany the Alumni Fellows award to Leland D. Blackledge from
Kansas State University, 1991.
||Leland and Kansas State: Leland (at right) receiving the Alumni Fellows award from the Kansas State University President, 1991.|
|Above photos provided by Leland
Blackledge. Most were provided in
2004 on a CD with