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James Webster Blankenship
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Birth: 1794
Death: Dec. 31

Buried in the cemetery at St. John's Church, Richmond He was born about 1794,
and married Ann Stephenson, 23 Oct 1822 in Henrico County. His death date is
undetermined after 1822, as the gravestone inscription shows 18--.

He served 23 days in Aug and Sep 1814 as a Private in Capt Samuel Marshall's
Company, of Isle of Wight County attached to the 2d VA Regiment and again 15
days in Sep and Oct 1814 as a Private in Alexander Gibb's Company, of
Chesterfield County attached to the same 2d VA Regiment.

Specifics of his 1812 service may be found in his war records in Box 18, records
2560 and 2561 at the National Archives. Sources of unit service: Rolls of
Companies in the Auditor's Office, Richmond, VA printed 1852, Muster rolls, pgs
354 and 565; Butler, S.L., "A Guide to VA Militia Units in the War of 1812", pgs
68-9, 109-10, and 250.

Source: The Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia


Saint Johns Episcopal Churchyard
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Pat Sproat
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36791347
James Webster Blankenship
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