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Kathrine "Kate" Elswick Blankenship
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1915
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1987
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

"Grandma Kate" was married to Arthur Blankenship until his death in 1967, then to Theodore "Toby" Ratcliff until his death. She had two daughters, Frances (1935-1964), and Geneva, who married Rush Lafon. She was the grandmother of four, and great grandmother of 8. Her mother was Rose Little Elswick Belcher and her father was Andrew Jackson "Jack" Elswick. Her father was widowed twice before marrying her mother, and had a total of ten children. She had two brothers Jack Elswick and John Lee Elswick. She died of a heart attack in her daughter's home after moving there a month before.

She is loved and missed by all. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Elswick (1869 - 1957)
  Rose A. Little Elswick (1897 - 1986)
 
 Spouses:
  Theodore Ratcliff (1901 - 1983)*
  Arthur Blankenship (1913 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Florence Blankenship Childers (1935 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnson Memorial Cemetery
Pikeville
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Mz Fish
Record added: Jan 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10333462
Kathrine Kate <i>Elswick</i> Blankenship
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