Blake, Ebenezer a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Durham, Me., April 29, 1786. He began his itinerant life at the age of twenty-one, and. preached four years in Maine, five in New Hampshire, eighteen in Connecticut, seventeen in Massachusetts, anl two in Rhode Island. In 1854 he became superannuated. and located with his family at Mystic Bridge, Conn. He closed his life Jan. 2, 1868. Mr. Blake possessed an iron constitution, and obeyed the injunction, "Cry aloud and lift up thy voice like a trumpet." He was decided, studious, and spiritual. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1868, p. 60.