SIXTH GENERATION


60. Reuben Blankenship was born in 1765 in , Chesterfield Co., VA.(1) He died on 27 Oct 1850 in Hatchet Creek, Coosa Co., AL.(1) He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was endowed on 16 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He Sealed to child (LDS) on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was buried in Poplar Spr. Cem., Coosa Co., AL. (1) He has reference number HC7H-BR. [Johnson.ged]

1787 Property Tax List "A", Campbell Co., VA, he had one horse, and 2 head of
cattle.
1789 Tax List - Green Co., GA
1790 Tax list - 117, 120, Green Co. GA
1794 Tax list - Hancock Co., GA
1796 Tax list - Hancock Co., GA
Reuben was a witness for James Thweat' purchase of land in Hancock Co.,
1793-1801.

Records of Jasper Co., GA US/CAN 975.8583 A3d, pg. 104, 448.
Reuben Blankenship vs Isham Thorton for use of Thomas Napier.
Reuben Blankenship was a Defaulting Juror.

!1830 Shelby Co. AL census pg. 257.
one male - under 10-15, one male - under 60-70, one female - under 70-80.

1834 Reuben is recorded as purchasing land in Shelby Co., AL.
1836 Reuben is recorded as purchasing land in Coosa Co., AL.
1840 Coosa Co., AL LDS film #002,332, pg. 297, it states that Reuben was a Rev.
soldier, age 75 and blind.

Tract book - Ruben Blankenship, Date of sale: 14 Apr 1836, Cert. or Warrant
#4504, Township 24 North Range, 16 East, NE 1/4 of SW1/4 Section 3, 39 acres,
84 100ths

LDS Film #1822249 Probate minutes book E& G (1855-58)
pg. 21, 22, 23, 24, 51

Reubin Blankenship left his property to his widow Elizabeth Blankenship. John
Looney adminstrator of Reubin's will, comes before the court 27 Jan 1855, to
get the court to let them appraise the property. It states that Elizabeth is
now dec'd. John Clisby, Russell White, and Stephen R. Burt are appointed as
appraisers. He was married to Elizabeth about 1784 in , , VA. (1) He was sealed to spouse on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1)

61. Elizabeth was born in 1760 in , , VA.(1) She was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE.(1) She was endowed on 14 Dec 1989 in JRIVE.(1) She died in Hatchet Creek, Coosa Co., AL.(1) She was buried in Poplar Spr. Cem., Coosa Co., AL. (1) She has reference number HC7H-CX. [Johnson.ged]

LDS Film #1822249 Probate minutes book E & G (1855-58)
pg. 21, 22, 23, 24, 51

Reubin Blankenship left his property to his widow Elizabeth Blankenship. John
Looney adminstrator of Reubin's will, comes before the court 27 Jan 1855, to
get the court to let them appraise the property. It states that Elizabeth is
now dec'd. John Clisby, Russell White, and Stephen R. Burt are appointed as
appraisers. Children were:

child i. Henry Blankenship was born about 1784 in , , VA. (1) He died before 1858 in , Coosa Co., AL. (1) He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was endowed on 16 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He Sealed to child (LDS) on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE.(1) [Johnson.ged]

!Randolph Co.(now Jasper Co.), GA mar. records - LDS film #365220

!1850 Hatchet Creek Dist., Coosa Co., AL, pg. 195.
child ii. Mary (Polly) Blankenship was born before 1790 in , , VA. (1) She was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She was endowed on 14 Dec 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She Sealed to child (LDS) on 15 Dec 1989 in JRIVE.(1) [Johnson.ged]

!Marriage found in Randolph Co.(now Jasper Co.), GA. LDS film #365220

!1860 Perry Co., AL census record, Buck Snort Post Office, pg. 355, LDS film
#0803020.
child24 iii. John Blankenship.
child iv. James S. Blankenship was born in 1795 in , , GA. (1) He died after 1910 in , Shelby Co., AL. (1) He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was endowed on 16 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He Sealed to child (LDS) on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE.(1) He was buried in , Shelby Co., AL.(1) [Johnson.ged]

1830 Shelby Co., AL census
1850 Coosa Co. AL census record Pg. 185, Dw #260
1870 Shelby Co., AL census, DW #90 James was a shoemaker in Calera
child v. Mark I. Blankenship was born in 1795 in , , GA. (1) He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was endowed on 16 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He Sealed to child (LDS) on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE.(1) He died in , , AL. (1) He was buried in , , AL.(1) [Johnson.ged]

!Bibb Co., AL mar. records - LDS film #1031262, item #3

!1850 Talladega Co., AL census, Family #268 Mark is a Blacksmith.

!1860 2nd Sub division, Coosa Co., Al census Dwelling #843, pg. 344 B.

!Bertie Baxley - 530 Chappell, Sylacauga, Al 35150
1-205-245-3474

!William Bert GREEN - 50 Hickman Lane, Talladega, Al, 35160
1-205-362-6436

!Rawdy and Margie J. GENTRY - P.O. Box 14, Mc Calla, AL 35111-0014
child vi. Edith (Edy) Blankenship was born in 1800 in , , GA. (1) She was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She was endowed on 14 Dec 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She Sealed to child (LDS) on 15 Dec 1989 in JRIVE.(1)
child vii. Miles Green Blankenship was born in 1801 in , , GA. (1) He died before 1858.(1) He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He was endowed on 16 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) He Sealed to child (LDS) on 17 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) [Johnson.ged]

!SOURCE: Reuben Blankenship's probated will. It states that Miles Green
Blankenship's heirs were in Hancock Co., AL in 1858.

Marceille McIntyre - P.O. Box 178, Tuscola, TX 79562
1-915-554-7885

Sidney Blankenship - Rt 4, Box 137, Hereford, TX 79045
1-806-538-6316
child viii. Susan (Susanah) Blankenship was born in 1805 in , , GA. (1) She was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She was endowed on 14 Dec 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She Sealed to child (LDS) on 15 Dec 1989 in JRIVE.(1) [Johnson.ged]

!Bibb Co., AL mar. records - LDS film #1031262, item #3
child ix. Rhonda Blankenship was born in 1807 in , , GA. (1) She was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Nov 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She was endowed on 14 Dec 1989 in JRIVE. (1) She Sealed to child (LDS) on 15 Dec 1989 in JRIVE.(1) [Johnson.ged]

!SOURCE: 1880 Coosa Co., AL census record, Beat #12, pg. #9 Dwelling #81,
Roda - age 75, born in GA. Her parents were born in VA.

!SOURCE; 1870 Coosa Co., AL census record, Vincent Beat.

!SOURCE: 1850 Hatchet Creek Dist., Coosa Co., AL, Dwelling #167.

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