Blake, Samuel Vinton
Blake, Samuel Vinton a Methodist Episcopal; minister, was born in Easton, Md., Jan. 15, 1814. He was converted in youth; received license to exhort in 1833, to preach in 1834; and in 1835 entered the Baltimore Conference, in which he labored diligently until his death, May 9, 1871. Mr. Blake was energetic, sincere, industrious, exemplary in life and triumphant in death. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1872, p. 16; Simpson, Cyclop. of Methodism, s.v.