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Benjamin Harrison Blagg
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1813
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1882
Upshur County
West Virginia, USA

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Benjamin Harrison Blagg, born 1813 in either Pendleton or Highland County, Virginia; the son of Abraham Blagg & Jane Carlyle (Jones) Blagg [aka Virginia Jane Carlile JONES]. Benjamin married Sarah Spicer on October 23, 1837. They had 11 known children. He died in 1882, in Upshur County, West Virginia.

Four of their children all died in Nov or Dec 1861 from an outbreak of black diphtheria, and are also buried in Wilson Cemetery. They are Francis Asbury Blagg, John Dyer Blagg, Jane Carlyle Blagg, and Hannah Coalter Blagg. A big THANK YOU goes out to "Leon Lane Sr (Rocky)" for providing headstone photos of the 4 children.

Known children of Benjamin Harrison Blagg and Sarah (Spicer) Blagg are as follows:

1. Abraham Smith Blagg
--- b. 12 Jan 1840 - d. 16 Feb 1926
---- married Emily M. Armstrong

2. Francis Asbury Blagg
--- b. 17 Jan 1842 - d. 29 Nov 1861

3. John Dyer Blagg
--- b. 20 May 1844 - d. 5 Dec 1861

4. Jane Carlyle Blagg
--- b. 8 Jul 1846 - d. 1 Dec 1861

5. Hannah Coalter Blagg
--- b. 12 Dec 1848 - d. 10 Dec 1861

6. Mary Catherine Blagg
--- b. 23 Jun 1851 - d. 11 Apr 1929
---- married James William Downey McCutchen

7. Sarah Caroline Blagg
--- b. 20 Aug 1854 - d. 28 Jun 1918
---- married Abram Forrest "Abe" Curry

8. Esther Clementine Blagg
--- b. 10 Sep 1856 - d. 26 Mar 1951
---- married Albert M. McQuain

9. Benjamin Henry Blagg
--- b. 4 Feb 1860 - d. 7 Dec 1934
---- married Luemma Susan Crawford

10. Charles Harrison Blagg
--- b. 6 Jan 1864 - d. 30 May 1917
---- married Mary Byrd

11. Martha Blagg
--- b. abt 1867 - d. Oct 1868

Any corrections or additional information about any of these Blagg family members is most welcome.
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Spicer Blagg (1820 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Abraham Smith Blagg (1840 - 1926)*
  Francis Asbury Blagg (1841 - 1861)*
  John Dyer Blagg (1844 - 1861)*
  Jane Carlyle Blagg (1846 - 1861)*
  Hannah Coalter Blagg (1848 - 1861)*
  Mary Catherine Blagg McCutchan (1851 - 1929)*
  Sarah Caroline Blagg Curry (1854 - 1918)*
  Esther Clementine Blagg McQuain (1856 - 1951)*
  Benjamin Henry Blagg (1860 - 1934)*
  Charles Harrison Blagg (1864 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilson Cemetery
Frenchton
Upshur County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: AlongTheWay
Record added: Nov 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61748341
Benjamin Harrison Blagg
Added by: AlongTheWay
 
 
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- Sandy Hurley
 Added: Jul. 1, 2013

- Carole
 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
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- Leon Lane Sr (Rocky)
 Added: Nov. 21, 2010
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