Edward Alexander Benton (Ned) BLADES was born on 19 Apr 1850.
Photo: Ned & Suzy Blades, circa 1890's
A family story has been passed down about Ned's shooting skills. When attending
quail shoots he would use two shotguns, a double-barrel and a single-barrel.
Three quail were release and Ned would knock down two with the double-barrel
and then still have time to pick up the single-barrel and get the third one.
Alexander Benton (Ned) BLADES and Susan Bethia (Suzy) LANEY were married on 3
Dec 1876 in Greene County, Missouri. Susan Bethia
(Suzy) LANEY was born in Jun 1848 in Barry County, Missouri.
She died on 1 Dec 1936 in Greene County, Missouri. She was buried
in Rose Hill Cemetery, Billings, MO.
Archibald McAfee Laney, 1834-1914
Mary Anne Garoutte, 1834-1901
Edward Alexander Benton (Ned) BLADES and Susan Bethia (Suzy) LANEY had the
Ann BLADES42 was born
on 4 Apr 1879. She died on 30 Apr 1958 in California.|
|Ransom Tillman BLADES42 was born on 22 Aug 1880 in Christian
County, Missouri. He died on 20 Dec 1950.|
|James Sigel BLADES42 was born on 13 Oct 1881 in Billings,
Missouri. He died on 4 Feb 1962 in Twin Falls, Idaho.|
|Jeremiah Mothar BLADES42 was born on 19 Dec 1882.
He died in 1972.|
Ellen BLADES42 was born
on 11 Apr 1884 in Billings, Missouri. She died on 9 Feb 1954.|
|Norah Adeline BLADES
was born on 5 Dec 1885. She died in 1963.|
|Eliza Jane BLADES
was born on 3 Mar 1888. She died on 20 Dec 1959.|
|Andrew Benton BLADES42 was born on 24 Feb 1890.
He died on 6 Oct 1954.|
|Isaac Leroy BLADES42 was born on 16 Mar 1894. He died in 1964
in Portland, Oregon.|
Catherine BLADES42 was
born on 27 Sep 1895. She died on 15 Nov 1946.|
|Bertha Alameda BLADES42 was born on 20 Sep 1900.
She died on 30 Sep 1900.|
Edward Alexander Benton
(Ned) BLADES and Unknown UNKNOWN were married on 23 Jan 1872.