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Martha Susan Goff Blankenship
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Birth: Aug., 1847
Riverside
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1927
Riverside
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA

d/o Joel & Minerva Lewis (Parker) Goff

Married April 06, 1870 Roanoke County, Virginia Thomas Crockett Blankenship

Paternal grandparents: John W. & Martha "Patsy" (Goff) Goff
Maternal grandparents: Ira Ezra & Eliza Jane "Jency" (Goff) Parker

Martha's father, Joel Goff, was married X3. He first married in Montgomery County, Virginia Elizabeth Owens and secondly also in Montgomery County, Virginia Elizabeth Deaton.

Martha's half-brothers and sisters include: George Washington Goff; Joel Goff, Jr. ; Sarah Ann Goff Beckner Akers Patrick; & Nancy Goff Jones.

Her siblings include: Mary Jane Elizabeth Beckner, Charles M. Goff, Ellen Goff, Laura Frances Goff Blankenship, & Louisa Goff.

Martha divorced Thomas Blankenship. He married the widow of John Hubbard, Mary E. Goff, daughter of George Washington and Sarah Edna (King) Goff.

Prior to his August 1870 death, Joel Goff, verbally stated that he would transfer his land holdings to his daughter if she would not go to West Virginia. A number of Blankenship/Joel Goff descendants migrated to Pipestem (Mercer County) and Hinton (Summers County), West Virginia.

Martha's date of death and place of burial are based upon a Wells Funeral Home record and general knowledge of a granddaughter, Mary Jane Blankenship Melton.

Joel and his brother, Nelson Goff, were among the first families to have settled in the vicinity of Spring Hollow Reservoir, Western Roanoke County, Virginia.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Crockett Blankenship (1853 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  William Henry Blankenship (1871 - 1958)*
  James Harvey Blankenship (1874 - 1963)*
  Crockett Thomas Blankenship (1877 - 1958)*
  Lillie Blankenship Griggs (1880 - ____)*
  Sally J. Blankenship. Maxey (1881 - 1968)*
  Emma Lee Blankenship Griggs (1887 - 1973)*
  Rebecca Julia Blankenship Jones (1889 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blankenship-Jones-King Cemetery
Riverside
Roanoke County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Al Linton
Record added: Apr 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89049641
Martha Susan <i>Goff</i> Blankenship
Added by: Al Linton
 
Martha Susan <i>Goff</i> Blankenship
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Martha Susan <i>Goff</i> Blankenship
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