Blankenship Family Information

 


Drury Blankenship
[son of Abel Blankenship and Fanny Worsham]
born: c1790 - Bedford County, Virginia
died: 1835 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried:
married: 6 March 1810 - Adair County, Kentucky
wife: Mary "Polly" Johnson
[daughter of Thomas Johnson and ? ?]
born: c1795 - Bedford County, Virginia
died: c1866 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried:

Children of Drury Blankenship and Mary "Polly" Johnson Blankenship:

1. Henry Blankenship
born:
died:
married: c1842 - Hardin County, Tennessee
wife: Martha ?

2. C. I. Blankenship
born:
died:
married: c1845 - Henderson County, Tennessee
wife: Sarah ?

3. Thomas J. Blankenship
born: 11 July 1813 - Adair County, Kentucky
died: 1 January 1855 - Hardin County, Tennessee
married: 17 February 1834 - Russell County, Kentucky
wife: Sarah Burgess
[daughter of Hardin Burgess and Tabitha A. ?]
born: 19 February 1812 - Warren County, Kentucky
died: after 1897 - Ohio County, Kentucky

Children of Thomas J. Blankenship and Sarah Burgess:

3.1. Francis Marion Blankenship
born: c1837 - Kentucky
died: 1861 - Calhoun, McLean County, Kentucky [killed in Civil War]

3.2. William Henry Blankenship
born: 16 December 1838 - Warren County, Kentucky
1st marriage: Warren County, Kentucky
1st wife: Hannah E. "Hanney" Parrott
[daughter of Francis Marion Parrott and Sophia S. ?]
died: 29 January 1883
2nd marriage: 30 August 1884
2nd wife: Luretta Austin
[daughter of A. J. Austin]

3.3. Thomas Harden Blankenship
born: c1842 - Kentucky
died:

3.4. Sarah I. Blankenship
born: c1844 - Tennessee
died:
husband: Asa Hodges

3.5. John Barham Blankenship
born: 1 January 1848 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:
1st marriage: 1868
1st wife: Harriet Ann Parrott
[daughter of Francis Marion Parrott and Sophia S. ?]
born: c1849 - Kentucky
died: 1874

Children of John Barham Blankenship and Harriet Ann Parrott:

3.5.1 John Blankenship

3.5.2. William Charles Blankenship

3.5.3. Elvis Blankenship

3.5.4. Bertie Blankenship

2nd marriage of John Barham Blankenship: 20 October 1881
2nd wife: Martha Joana Rogers
[daughter of William L. Rogers and Magdalen ?]
born: 27 September 1857 - Ohio County, Kentucky
died:

4. Able Blankenship
born: c1816 - Adair County, Kentucky
died: July 1874 - Hardin County, Tennessee
married: c1840 - Hardin County, Tennessee
wife: Martha C. ?
born: 14 August 1818 - Tennessee
died: 14 September 1910 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

Children of Able Blankenship and Martha C. ? Blankenship:

4.1. William H. Blankenship
born: 4 April 1842 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

4.2. Serenia Blankenship
born: c1844 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

4.3. Joel Blankenship
born: c1846 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

4.4. Amanda Blankenship
born: c1847 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

4.5. James Blankenship
born: c1850 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

5. Drury Worsham Blankenship
Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
born: 3 December 1825 - Adair County, Kentucky [or Russell County, Kentucky?]
died: 30 October 1894 - near Cravens Lodge, Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Crossroads, Hardin County, Tennessee
1850 Census - Hardin County, Tennessee
married: 16 January 1850 [from obit: 15 January 1855] -
wife: Nancy Louisa Jane "Janie" Ferguson
[daughter of Douglas Ferguson and ? ?]
born: 15 April 1830 - Tennessee
died: 26 July 1895 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

Children of Drury Worsham Blankenship and Louisa Jane Furguson Blankenship:

5.1.Douglas Blankenship
born: 1852 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died:

5.2. Mary Hannah Blankenship
born: 15 October 1853 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 11 December 1922 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee
married: 1 December 1869 - Hardin County, Tennessee
husband: William "Will" Garey
[son of David Garey and Mary Ann Murphy]
born: 17 November 1848
died: 14 October 1919 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

Children of William Garey and Mary Hannah Blankenship:

5.2.1. Mary Louise "Lou" Garey
born: 5 December 1870 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: December 1963
husband: J. P. Joyce

5.2.2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Ann Garey
born: 22 July 1872 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 12 May 1964
husband: John Albert Davy

Children of John Albert Davy and Elizabeth Ann Garey:

5.2.2.1. Infant Davy
born: 4 September 1893 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 4 September 1893 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

5.2.2.2. Lloyd Davy
born: 11 January 1895 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 9 October 1901 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

5.2.2.3. Charles Davy
born: 3 June 1900 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 20 June 1901 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

5.2.3. Clara Garey
born: 3 October 1874 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: before 1917 - Oklahoma
1st husband: John Joyce
2nd husband: H. C. Harrison

5.2.4. Eugenia "Jennie" Agnes Garey
born: 17 January 1878 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 19 September 1889 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Hardin County, Tennessee

5.2.5. Lillie Mae Garey
born: 8 August 1881 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 2 February 1907
husband: Abe Blankenship

5.2.6. William R. Garey
born: 7 January 1883 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 2 February 1970
wife: Mary McDougal

5.2.7. Ella Inez Garey
born: 8 March 1885 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 16 December 1951
husband: Jesse White

5.2.8. Amy Gertrude Garey
born: 25 August 1887 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 26 June 1963
husband: Harvey Carter Copeland
[son of John Gillis Copeland and Rhoda Victoria Anderson]

5.2.9. Alice Hannah Garey
born: 13 August 1890 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 11 April 1972
husband: M. C. Outlaw

5.2.10. Drury Alexander "Alex" Garey
born: 8 January 1894 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 12 June 1978
wife: Lecta Copeland

5.3. Henry Clay Blankenship
born: 30 November 1856 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 17 July 1945 - Milledgeville, Hardin County, Tennessee
married: 23 December 1879
wife: Nancy Caroline Sweeney
born: 15 August 1856 - Tennessee
died: 30 October 1934 - Milledgeville, Hardin County, Tennessee

5.4. Elizabeth "Betty" Blankenship
born: 13 November 1857 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 4 January 1952 - McNairy County, Tennessee
buried: Mt. Vinison Cemetery
married 1st: 12 February 1878
1st husband: R. Elus Brown
born: c1857 - Tennessee
died: before 1889
married 2nd: 27 June 1889
2nd husband: James L. Jones
born: 1860

5.5. Lucinda "Cindy" Blankenship
born: 1861 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: Henderson County, Tennessee
married: 11 July 1880
husband: W. H. Johnson

5.6. Eliza "Liza" P. Blankenship
born: 11 March 1862 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 25 October 1943 - McNairy County, Tennessee
married: 3 December 1879
husband: John Tidwell

5.7. Drury "Doag" Abel Blankenship
born: 1864 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 1936 - Booneville, Mississippi
married 1st: 1884
1st wife: M. L. Limmerman
married 2nd: 9 September 1891
2nd wife: Tennessee Hughes
born: 1867 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 1934 - Hardin County, Tennessee

5.8. James B. Blankenship
born: 1869 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas

5.9. Joseph "Joe" Butler Blankenship
born: 25 July 1875 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 2 December 1964 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Lebanon Cemetery
married: 25 June 1895
wife: Cordelia Orr
born: 17 November 1878
died: 31 August 1946 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Lebanon Cemetery

5.10. Able "Big Abe" Blankenship
born: 15 September 1877 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 7 June 1972 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Oakland Cemetery
wife: Bettie ?
born: 8 February 1895
died: 15 June 1964 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Oakland Cemetery

6. Mary A. Blankenship
born: c1829 - Russell County, Kentucky
died: Hardin County, Tennessee
married: c1850 - Hardin County, Tennessee
husband: Moses W. Woods

7. Perlity Blankenship
born: c1830 - Russell County, Kentucky
died: after 1900 - Hardin County, Tennessee
married: October 1850 - Hardin County, Tennessee
husband: William George Norwood II
[son of William George Norwood, Sr. and Kisah ?]
born: c1829 - Tennessee

Children of William George Norwood II and Perlity Blankenship Norwood:

7.1. Letta Ann Norwood
born: 17 February 1863 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 2 February 1948 - McNairy County, Tennessee
buried: Mud Creek Cemetery - McNairy County, Tennessee
married: 31 August 1879 - Hardin County, Tennessee
husband: John F. Wilkins
[son of Henry J. Wilkins and Mary E. L. ?]
born: c1855 - Tennessee

Children of John F. Wilkins and Letta Ann Norwood Wilkins:

7.1.1. Mary Perleta Wilkins
born: 4 January 1881 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 14 October 1881 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Sweeney Cemetery

7.1.2. Oscar Wilkins
born: 19 February 1883 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 15 June 1895 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Sweeney Cemetery

7.1.3. Pearlie Almer Wilkins
born: 7 March 1888 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 6 January 1889 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Sweeney Cemetery

7.1.4. Hugh Auther Wilkins
born: 13 February 1895 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 29 May 1897 - Hardin County, Tennessee
buried: Sweeney Cemetery

7.2. Dora E. Norwood
born: c1865
died:

7.3. Perlity Norwood
born: c1867
died:

8. Pythias Blankenship
born: c1832 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: 1860 - Cerro Gordo, Hardin County, Tennessee
married: c1855 - Hardin County, Tennessee
wife: Sarah A. Bain
[daughter of William Bain]

9. Nancy Jane Blankenship
born: c1836 - Hardin County, Tennessee
died: Hardin County, Tennessee
married: c1858 - Hardin County, Tennessee
husband: George W. Swinea
[son of William P. Swinea and Nancy P. ?]
born: c1836 - Hardin County, Tennessee



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