The Telegraph-Journal Oct 2, 1940
William Blagden Dies at Age of 94
The death of William Blagden occurred at his home in Westfield yesterday after a declining illness of three years. Mr. Blagden, who had reached the advanced age of 94 years, was born in Westfield, a son of the late William and Hannah Blagden, and spent all his life there. He was a well-known farmer and was highly respected in the community. In religion he was an Anglican. Surviving are two sons, Herbert L., Fairville, and Harry S., Westfield. There are also surviving several grandchildren.
The funeral will be held today from his home with service at 2 pm. Interment will be made at Mount Hope Cemetery, Nerepis.