Found him on the 1880 Jerusalem, Yates, New York census (dist 218 img 33) as Henry H. Blakesley
age 5 months. Note: The 1880 Yates Co. NY census lists a Henry H.
age 5 mo. in their household, no others. Either the census taker made a mistake or they changed their mind about his name. The name Henry does not appear again. - g-grandson Richard Blakesley
Found him on the 1900 Italy, Yates, New York census (dist 135 img 21) as Homer Blakesley
age 20, farm laborer.
Found him on the 1910 Italy, Yates, New York census (dist 174 img 14) as Homer Blakesley
age 30, farmer.
Found him on the 1920 Italy, Yates, New York census (dist 175 img 13) as Homer F. Blakesley
age 40, farmer.
Found him on the 1930 Potter, Yates, New York census (dist 16 img 16) as Homer Blakesley
age 50, farmer.
REED CORNERS - Funeral services for Homer F. Blakesley, 73, Reed Corners, will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday in the family home and at 2:30 p. m. in the Reed Corners Federated Church. The Rev. Robert Hanley, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Gorham Cemetery. Mr. Blakesley died Wednesday in his home.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lucy Hopkins Blakesley, three daughters, Mrs. Ellen Borden, Reed Corners Mrs. Charles Campbell, Penn Yan, and Mrs. Philip Wyffels, Canandaigua four sons, Charles, Stanley, Merrill, Riverside, Calif., and John and Robert, both of Reed Corners, a brother, Charles, Reed Corners, two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Dinehart, Branchport, and Mrs. Stella Connolly, Phelps 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Geneva Daily Times December 18, 1953 page 13