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This is my first post to the list, and it isnt a very good one. The
reason being is that I am looking for my Calvin BLANKENSHIP without much to
go on. I am sending this to the Illinois lists because I am thinking that
since his wife was born in IL and her parents in TN, that maybe the
Blankenship's moved from TN to IL, then to MO. Unfortunately I do not have
last names for the women born in IL, but I figure that if I start shooting in
the dark long enough, I will hit something. I estimate the Blankenship's
migrating to IL after 1825.
I found Calvin BLANKENSHIP married to DELIAH on the 1850 Texas County, MO
census. Living next door to Calvin is WILLIAM BLANKENSHIP and his wife,
PAMELA JANE. Since Calvin was only a couple of years older than William, I
have to assume they are related, if not brothers, because they were the only
Blankenships in TExas County at this time and they were both born in TN and
both of their wives in IL (just thought that was interesting). SInce Calvin
Died during the civil war (there is no record on him except a muster roll,
since he was a confederate),
he wasnt around when the government started asking where their parents were
born. I followed Deiliah until 1880. I estimate her time of death between
1881-1883. I followed William, and he lists his parents as also being born in
TN ..... although its a shot in the dark, is there anyone out there that has
a link to a BLANKENSHIP's that had a son named Calvin, (who was born abt
1820-25) and/or William (b. abt.1823-1826). I do not have Calvin's parents
names or their wives maiden names. I am hoping to connect them to someone who
might be able to shed some light on this for me ....
Thank you in advance!!!!
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> Still searching for my great uncle Albert Higgins, wife Hulda, son Evon and 2
> daughters, names unknown. Albert worked for the Indian Refinery all his life
> and was in the 1920 census with wife and son Evon. Anybody sound familiar???
> Joann Higgins Coleman
Hi Joann I have the Richland Co. Marriage Index Book and looked to see
if Albert Higgins was there, nothing! then checked the Richland Co.
Cemetery inscription book and nothing for them there either. there are
several other Higgins in both books but not these.
Lee in Eastern Utah
I am still seeking help in identifying old photos of the PETTY, COLEMAN,
ELDER, GRIGGS, STOLTZ, PURVIS, FOLK, YOUNG, WESTALL, and perhaps VANATTA
family lines. I have 22 photos of which only a few have been identified. If
you are a descendant from any of these families of this area and you have not
been in touch with me, please do so. I need your help; especially, if you
have any old photos which HAVE been identified that we could use in
comparison. Thank you. Marjory PETTY Austen
Still searching for my great uncle Albert Higgins, wife Hulda, son Evon and 2
daughters, names unknown. Albert worked for the Indian Refinery all his life
and was in the 1920 census with wife and son Evon. Anybody sound familiar???
Joann Higgins Coleman
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