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4439. Isaac Blankenship

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1. In July 1863, the 59th Regiment was captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi. On July 10, 1863, Isaac Blankenship swore an oath of allegiance to the United States. The following is that oath:
Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 10th, 1863 To All Whom It May Concern, Know Ye That:
I, Isaac Blankenship, a Private of Co. A, 59th Reg't Tenn Vols, C.S.A., being a prisoner of War, in the the hands of the United States Forces, in virtue of the capitulation of the city of Vicksburg and its Garrison, by Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, do in pursuance of the terms of said capitulation, give this my solemn parole under oath ----
That I will not take up arms against the United States, nor serve in any military, police, or constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison or field work, held by the Confederate States of America, against the United States of America, nor as guard of any prisons, depots or stores nor discharge any duties usually performed by Officers or soldiers against the United States of America, until duly exchanged by the proper authorities.

Isaac Blankenship
Sworn to and subscribed before me at Vicksburg, Miss., this 10 day of July 1863.
(illegible) 21st Reg't Ohio Vols.
Major and Paroling Officer

2. On December 1, 1864 at Cleveland, Tennessee, Isaac Blankenship enlisted into the service of the United States Army for a term of one year. He was a private in Company I, 5th Regiment Tennessee Mounted Infantry. A company muster roll card stated that he was a farmer when he enlisted, that his eyes were blue, hair and complexion fair and that he was five feet eight inches in height. On March 1, 1865, he was transferred to Company A, 5th Regiment Tennessee Mounted Infantry where his daily duties were that of company clerk. On May 1, 1865, he was promoted to 2nd Sergeant. On July 14, 1865, he was mustered out of the service at Nashville, Tennessee.

3. Gravestone reads "OUR DEAR FATHER, ISSAC BLANKENSHIP,DEC. 1, 1840,JUNE 5, 1924,Co A d 15th Tenn. Mounted Inf"[blank12315.FTW]

1. In July 1863, the 59th Regiment was captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi. On July 10, 1863, Isaac Blankenship swore an oath of allegiance to the United States. The following is that oath:
Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 10th, 1863 To All Whom It May Concern, Know Ye That:
I, Isaac Blankenship, a Private of Co. A, 59th Reg't Tenn Vols, C.S.A., being a prisoner of War, in the the hands of the United States Forces, in virtue of the capitulation of the city of Vicksburg and its Garrison, by Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, C.S.A., Commanding, on the 4th day of July, 1863, do in pursuance of the terms of said capitulation, give this my solemn parole under oath ----
That I will not take up arms against the United States, nor serve in any military, police, or constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison or field work, held by the Confederate States of America, against the United States of America, nor as guard of any prisons, depots or stores nor discharge any duties usually performed by Officers or soldiers against the United States of America, until duly exchanged by the proper authorities.

Isaac Blankenship
Sworn to and subscribed before me at Vicksburg, Miss., this 10 day of July 1863.
(illegible) 21st Reg't Ohio Vols.
Major and Paroling Officer

2. On December 1, 1864 at Cleveland, Tennessee, Isaac Blankenship enlisted into the service of the United States Army for a term of one year. He was a private in Company I, 5th Regiment Tennessee Mounted Infantry. A company muster roll card stated that he was a farmer when he enlisted, that his eyes were blue, hair and complexion fair and that he was five feet eight inches in height. On March 1, 1865, he was transferred to Company A, 5th Regiment Tennessee Mounted Infantry where his daily duties were that of company clerk. On May 1, 1865, he was promoted to 2nd Sergeant. On July 14, 1865, he was mustered out of the service at Nashville, Tennessee.

3. Gravestone reads "OUR DEAR FATHER, ISSAC BLANKENSHIP,DEC. 1, 1840,JUNE 5, 1924,Co A d 15th Tenn. Mounted Inf"


4443. Martha Fannie Blankenship

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1. This family from John Van Zant johnjavanzant@comcast.net[blank12315.FTW]

1. This family from John Van Zant johnjavanzant@comcast.net


4449. William Brewer Blankenship , Sr.

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This line from Donna Knowles halxena@msn.com[blank12315.FTW]

This line from Donna Knowles halxena@msn.com


4476. Elizabeth Crocket Blankenship

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1. This line from Joyce Fisher Reed JR70160@aol.com
2. "Obit Dec 28, 1899 Marshall Co Democrate: Mrs. Issac Weaver, one of Marshall County’s oldest settlers, died at her home, 5 or 6 miles South of town. Tuesday. She died very suddenly, heart disease being the cause. Mrs. Weaver was the mother of 18 children though her husband was the father of 24, having 6 by a former marriage. The funeral will be held today and the interment will be at Salem Cemetary. She was 74 years of age at the time of her death." Geri, <gerilea@nitline.net>[blank12315.FTW]

1. This line from Joyce Fisher Reed JR70160@aol.com
2. "Obit Dec 28, 1899 Marshall Co Democrate: Mrs. Issac Weaver, one of Marshall County’s oldest settlers, died at her home, 5 or 6 miles South of town. Tuesday. She died very suddenly, heart disease being the cause. Mrs. Weaver was the mother of 18 children though her husband was the father of 24, having 6 by a former marriage. The funeral will be held today and the interment will be at Salem Cemetary. She was 74 years of age at the time of her death." Geri, <gerilea@nitline.net>


4502. John Patton Blankenship , Dr

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1. This family from Jean Hinkle <jhinkle@ccp.com>
2. 1860 Census, Brick Mill, Blount Co., TN, July 9, 1860, http://www.us-census.org
EDMONSON Jno. H. 49 M W Tn Farmer
EDMONSON Margaret C. 48 F W Tn
EDMONSON Jno. C. 22 M W Tn
EDMONSON William H. 19 M W Tn S
EDMONSON James P. 15 M
EDMONSON Matthew H. 10 M W Tn S
EDMONSON David I. 8 M W Tn S
BLANKENSHIP Jno. 21 M W Tn M Physician
BLANKENSHIP Sarah A. 17 F W Tn M[blank12315.FTW]

1. This family from Jean Hinkle <jhinkle@ccp.com>
2. 1860 Census, Brick Mill, Blount Co., TN, July 9, 1860, http://www.us-census.org
EDMONSON Jno. H. 49 M W Tn Farmer
EDMONSON Margaret C. 48 F W Tn
EDMONSON Jno. C. 22 M W Tn
EDMONSON William H. 19 M W Tn S
EDMONSON James P. 15 M
EDMONSON Matthew H. 10 M W Tn S
EDMONSON David I. 8 M W Tn S
BLANKENSHIP Jno. 21 M W Tn M Physician
BLANKENSHIP Sarah A. 17 F W Tn M


8017. Ora Blankenship

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1. never married


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