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Dr Joseph Jackson Blitch
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1868
Ellabell
Bryan County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1947
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

OBITUARY
The News and Courier
Charleston, Charleston, SC
Oct 15, 1947

Dr. Joseph Jackson Blitch, retired Yonge's Island Physician, died yesterday in a local infirmary at the age of 80. Funeral services will take place tomorrow afternoon in the residnece of his son, Norman I. Blitch, at Royal Pines, near Hollywood. Burial will be in St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal churchyard at Meggett under the direction of McAllister's. Dr. Blitch was born in Ellabell, Ga., a son of James Henry Blitch and Mrs. Leviniah English Blitch. He was educated in the public schools of Georgia and was graduated from the University of the South at Sewannee, Tenn., in 1900. Dr. Blitch was a Baptist. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Cornelis Johnstoneaux, of Charleston; Mrs. T. E. Bates, of Pine Crest; and Mrs. W. D. Weatherford, of Yonge's Island; three sons, J. M. Blitch of Dorchester Terrace; Norman I. Blitch, of Yonge's Island, and Edwin Royal Blitch, USN, of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, James R. Blitch, of Savannah; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Cummings, of Charleston; and Mrs. Ella Moore, of Savannah; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry James Blitch (1826 - 1911)
  Levinah Ellen English Blitch (1835 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Love Brownley Blitch (1877 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph M. Blitch (1901 - 1963)*
  Cornelia Mikell Blitch Johstoneaux (1902 - 1987)*
  Charles Henry Blitch (1907 - 1910)*
  Norman I. Blitch (1909 - 1994)*
  Jenkins Isaac Blitch (1915 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Penelope Blitch (1851 - 1925)*
  George W Blitch (1852 - 1939)*
  John Meyers Blitch (1854 - 1933)*
  Thomas W. Blitch (1856 - 1913)*
  James Reuben Blitch (1860 - 1949)**
  Ida Ann Blitch Brewer (1861 - 1921)*
  Norman Horace Blitch (1865 - 1931)*
  Susan Lavinia Blitch Freeman (1866 - 1927)*
  Joseph Jackson Blitch (1868 - 1947)
  Janie Elizabeth Blitch Commins (1869 - 1950)*
  Henry Wilson Blitch (1871 - 1903)*
  Willie Melvin Blitch (1873 - 1904)*
  Mary Ella Blitch Moore (1875 - 1947)*
  Naomi Blitch Gay (1877 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Son of Henry James & Lavinia (English) Blitch; married Ella Love (Brownley) about 1901; father of Cornelia, Joseph, Dorothy, Norman and Jenkins
 
Burial:
Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
Yonges Island
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Ann Parkinson
Record added: Feb 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24691836
Dr Joseph Jackson Blitch
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