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Jonas Blake was the husband of Philippa Gordon and a Presbyterian minister.
Jonas was born during early 1860s somewhere in Nova Scotia to Mr. and Mrs. Blake.
Marriage with Philippa
Jonas and Phil were married in summer 1887 in Bolingbroke and invited Anne to their wedding. She was Phil's bridesmaid. The pair lived in the Patterson slums, and had two sons. Both these sons went off to fight in World War I.
- "Even Billy Andrews' boy is going—and Jane's only son—and Diana's little Jack. Priscilla's son has gone from Japan and Stella's from Vancouver—and both the Rev. Jo's boys. Philippa writes that her boys 'went right away, not being afflicted with her indecision.'"
- —Anne tells Ingleside news of the boys going off to war[src]
Jonas was known for his extreme ugliness, and renowned for his great teaching.
Jonas is a male given name, a variant of Hebrew name Jonah and means dove.
Behind the scenes
- Ayla Shiblaq played Blake Jonas, a female counterpart of Jonas Blake, in Season 2 of Green Gables Fables (2014–2016), an American-Canadian web series.
- David Troughton portrayed Jonas in two episodes of the 1975 TV series Anne of Avonlea.
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TV series appearances
Web adaptation appearances