Edith Ida Blake




On ? 1789, at ?, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Aaron Aldum Jr., on ? 1808 at ___, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

On ? c.1823 or c. 1828, at Grahamstown, Cape Province.




William Donald Blake, Edith Blake née ? Edith was born in 1767.


Jane Aldum, Aaron James Aldum, William Donald Aldum, Ruth Aldum, Samuel Aldum, Joseph Aldum, Sarah Rebecca Aldum, James Aldum, Lydia Aldum, Lydia Ann Aldum


 Edith Ida Blake emigrated to South Africa, with her husband Aaron Aldum, in 1820. Upon arrival in Algoa Bay in May 1820 she was about 8 months' pregnant, and gave birth to Samuel the following month.



(1) Birth, year of death: Family Group Record, FamilySearch Ancestral File v4.19 reference AFN:BC1C-4D.

(2) Place of birth, year of marriage, place of marriage: Family Group Records Collection (microfiche), held at Stoneybrook Family History Center, Maryland. Copied by Peter G. Moll, 11/29/2000. In turn from Reuben Aldum's family records.

(3) Mother's name: IGI record in FamilySearch, referring to film number 458804.

(4) Place and approximate year of death: IGI record in FamilySearch, reference AFN: BC1C-5K.

(5) Alternative date of death as 1828 : "The Families of the Salem Settlers", in A.E. Makin's notes, Vol. 1, from Cory Library, obtained through Mr. William Jervois.

(6) There is no death record in NAAIRS, nor any citation whatsoever.

(7) Year of birth of her mother (also Edith): a genealogical web site 4dw.net/Sandra/SAFam/d1.htm.



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