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Descendants of Ralph Blankenship Sr

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4372. Caleb Franklin Blankenship , Jr.

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1. CIVIL WAR RECORD: Served with the Union Forces and was a Private, in Co. C, 7th Tenn. Calvary. He enlisted in Lexington, TN Aug. 18, 1862 for 3 years and mustered at Jackson, TN on Aug 28 1862, age 30. He was 5'6" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Henderson Co., and a farmer. He was captured after the Battle of Lexington (Trenton) and paroled by Forrest. Spent the time waitingfor exchange at Camp Chase, Ohio. Was captured again in June of 1863 and taken to prison in Richmond, VA. Exchanged again. He was not captured with the regiment at Union City in March 1864. He developed an inflammation of the brain, however, was in the hospital in Paducah, KY. He was first buried in Jeffersonville Indiana, Section # 3, grave # 433. He later was moved to The National Cemetery at New Albany, Indiana, Section B, grave # 686. In the 1890 vets census, Eliz is his widow living in the 15th Civil District.[blank12315.FTW]

1. CIVIL WAR RECORD: Served with the Union Forces and was a Private, in Co. C, 7th Tenn. Calvary. He enlisted in Lexington, TN Aug. 18, 1862 for 3 years and mustered at Jackson, TN on Aug 28 1862, age 30. He was 5'6" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Henderson Co., and a farmer. He was captured after the Battle of Lexington (Trenton) and paroled by Forrest. Spent the time waitingfor exchange at Camp Chase, Ohio. Was captured again in June of 1863 and taken to prison in Richmond, VA. Exchanged again. He was not captured with the regiment at Union City in March 1864. He developed an inflammation of the brain, however, was in the hospital in Paducah, KY. He was first buried in Jeffersonville Indiana, Section # 3, grave # 433. He later was moved to The National Cemetery at New Albany, Indiana, Section B, grave # 686. In the 1890 vets census, Eliz is his widow living in the 15th Civil District.


1657. Gilbert Mannel Blankenship

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1. This line from Sharron sharlan@tisd.net
2. This line from Ed Grooms egrooms@midrivers.com[blank12315.FTW]

1. This line from Sharron sharlan@tisd.net
2. This line from Ed Grooms egrooms@midrivers.com


1658. Lewis Blankenship

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1. This line from Leona Headley lheadley@cottagesoft.com[blank12315.FTW]

1. This line from Leona Headley lheadley@cottagesoft.com


1659. Elisha Blankenship

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1. Elisha drank a lot. He came home one day drunk and his wife tried to chop his head off, but missed partly and Elisha tried to get to the doctor, but died on the way. His wife, Jane was put on trial, but was released to go home. She eventually moved to Texas. (Jean Blankenship, May 1998)[blank12315.FTW]

1. Elisha drank a lot. He came home one day drunk and his wife tried to chop his head off, but missed partly and Elisha tried to get to the doctor, but died on the way. His wife, Jane was put on trial, but was released to go home. She eventually moved to Texas. (Jean Blankenship, May 1998)


4401. Benjamin T. Blankenship

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1. Benjamin was in Co. H. of the 7th Arkansas Infantry Reg[blank12315.FTW]

1. Benjamin was in Co. H. of the 7th Arkansas Infantry Reg


1661. William Henry Blankenship , Sr.

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1. Henry and his nineteen year old son Leander (called Lee) joined up with the Confederacy. They were in Co. I, 47 Ark Cav Reg't (Crandall's) commanded by Brig. Gen. M. Jeff Thompson. They and others from the Quitman area (Clebourne County, Arkansas) were taken as prisoners of war on May 11, 1865. All were paroled at Jacksonport, Jackson County, Arkansas on June 5, 1865. (Blankenship Family Research by Dr. C.C. Kennedy)[blank12315.FTW]

1. Henry and his nineteen year old son Leander (called Lee) joined up with the Confederacy. They were in Co. I, 47 Ark Cav Reg't (Crandall's) commanded by Brig. Gen. M. Jeff Thompson. They and others from the Quitman area (Clebourne County, Arkansas) were taken as prisoners of war on May 11, 1865. All were paroled at Jacksonport, Jackson County, Arkansas on June 5, 1865. (Blankenship Family Research by Dr. C.C. Kennedy)


James K. Polk Holmes

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1. In 1872 Polk Holmes gave the land for the Mount Olive Cemetery


1663. Nancy Blankenship

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1. This line from Raymond Ray Raynsharon63@cs.com[blank12315.FTW]

1. This line from Raymond Ray Raynsharon63@cs.com


Sarah Ann Blankenship

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1. Sarah's Bible is in the possession of a Great Granddaughter, Ethel Kennedy DeBusk of Guy, Faulkner Co., AR. (Blankenship Family Research by C.C. Kennedy)[blank12315.FTW]

1. Sarah's Bible is in the possession of a Great Granddaughter, Ethel Kennedy DeBusk of Guy, Faulkner Co., AR. (Blankenship Family Research by C.C. Kennedy)


Issac Bruce

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1. died in Confederate Army at Arkansas Post after about 5 months service.


1666. William Blankenship

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This line from C.W. Butler Posted on Genforum Blankenship message #2942
This line from Juanita Booth DFBJAB517@aol.com
1830 Census, Monroe Co., TN
Blankinship, William
00001000000, 00, 20010000000, 00
FWM 20-29 (1801-1810) Self William
FWF 15-19 (1811-1815) Wife Elizabeth Lee
FWF 0-4 (1826-1830) Dau
FWF 0-4 (1826-1830) Dau
1860 Census Tn
Blankinship, Wm. 53,
Elizabeth 50,
William 21,
Emaline 15,
Jas A. 12[blank12315.FTW]

This line from C.W. Butler Posted on Genforum Blankenship message #2942
This line from Juanita Booth DFBJAB517@aol.com
1830 Census, Monroe Co., TN
Blankinship, William
00001000000, 00, 20010000000, 00
FWM 20-29 (1801-1810) Self William
FWF 15-19 (1811-1815) Wife Elizabeth Lee
FWF 0-4 (1826-1830) Dau
FWF 0-4 (1826-1830) Dau
1860 Census Tn
Blankinship, Wm. 53,
Elizabeth 50,
William 21,
Emaline 15,
Jas A. 12


1667. John Preston Blankenship

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1830 Census, Monroe Co., TN
Blankinship, John
00001000000, 00, 00001000000, 00
FWM 20-29 (1801-1810) Self John Preston
FWF 20-29 (1801-1810) Wife Sarah Coffman
1850 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com
1860 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com
1870 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com[blank12315.FTW]

1830 Census, Monroe Co., TN
Blankinship, John
00001000000, 00, 00001000000, 00
FWM 20-29 (1801-1810) Self John Preston
FWF 20-29 (1801-1810) Wife Sarah Coffman
1850 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com
1860 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com
1870 Census, McMinn Co., TN, Sara B. Swtpea923@aol.com


4436. Mary Blankenship

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1. lived in Laclede Co., MO[blank12315.FTW]

1. lived in Laclede Co., MO


1668. Lewis Blankenship

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1, 1860 Census, Sweet water, Monroe Co., TN, Dwlg #863, Jul 1860, http://www.us-census.org
BLANKSHIP, Lewis 49 M W Tn F
" , Nancy 48 F W NC
" , John T. 22 M W Tn L
" , Brewer 19 M W Tn L
" , Fanny J. 14 F W Tn S
" , Isam 13 M W Tn S
" , Lewis 9 M W Tn S
" , J. H. 2 M W Tn[blank12315.FTW]

1, 1860 Census, Sweet water, Monroe Co., TN, Dwlg #863, Jul 1860, http://www.us-census.org
BLANKSHIP, Lewis 49 M W Tn F
" , Nancy 48 F W NC
" , John T. 22 M W Tn L
" , Brewer 19 M W Tn L
" , Fanny J. 14 F W Tn S
" , Isam 13 M W Tn S
" , Lewis 9 M W Tn S
" , J. H. 2 M W Tn


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