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Alexander Blankenship
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Birth: 1814
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: unknown
Gilmer County
Georgia, USA

Alexander moved his family from Yancey County, North Carolina in 1858 and arrived on Christmas Eve in Ellijay, Georgia. The family had made their journey throught the mountains in a covered wagon pulled by a yoke of oxen. They settled in the Ridgeway/Coosawattee district of Gilmer County. Alexander lived there until his death, date unknown.

Alexander and Rebecca were married about 1835 in North Carolina. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Anglin Blankenship (1817 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Emelia Ann Blankenship Woodard (1836 - 1922)*
  Robert Bascum Blankenship (1844 - 1929)*
  Sarah Blankenship Beal (1850 - 1960)*
  Marcus Columbus Blankenship (1856 - 1932)*
  Henry Gilbert Blankenship (1859 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave is not marked
 
Burial:
Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery
Ellijay
Gilmer County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Lawrence Wells
Originally Created by: Barry E. Smith
Record added: Dec 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45202988
Alexander Blankenship
Added by: R Walters
 
Alexander Blankenship
Added by: Lawrence Wells
 
 
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 Added: Nov. 21, 2012
 
 
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