Woodford County, Kentucky
On the open book – Sallie Woolfolk Blakemore, mother of Marcus W. Blakemore 1858-1947. Granddaughter of Nimrod and Elizabeth Martin
from The Lexington Herald, Lexington, Kentucky
February 21, 1910
Marcus Blakemore Dies At Versailles
Heart Failure Following an Attack of Typhoid Fever Proves Fatal
Mr. Marcus W. Blakemore died at the home of his aunt, Mrs. H. D. Pinkerton, on High Street, Saturday. Mr. Blakemore had been ill about three weeks with typhoid fever, but was recovering. His death was sudden, being caused by heart failure.
Mr. Blakemore graduated with high honors at Georgetown College, and was connected with a wholesale house in Nashville prior to his illness. He was a young man of most amiable disposition, with many friends. The funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. S. D. Pinkerton on High Street Monday at 2:30 p.m.
Marcus Woolfolk Blakemore’s father was Oscar F. Blakemore, who died in 1895.