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Elisha Benjamin "Bennie" Blitch
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1871
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1888

Keeper's Record Book
Laurel Grove cemetery
Elisha B. Blitch
Plot: 2174
Died: 27 Jan 1888
Buried 28 Jan 1888
Cause: Knife Wound
Born: GA
Residence: Hall & Montgomery Sts.

DEATH
Columbus Enquirer-Sun
Columbus, GA
Saturday, 28 Jan 1888
Page 1
A Boy Murdered
Savannah, Jan. 27 - Elijah Blitch, a 17 year old boy, died today from a stab inflicted by Wm. Johnson, another boy of about the same age, in a street fight, a few days ago. The coroner's jury charged Johnson with murder, and he is now in jail.


Columbus Enquirer-Sun
Columbus, GA
Sunday, 29 January 1888
Page 7
Bennie Blitch, the white boy, who was stabbed in the southwestern part of Savannah, last Tuesday afternoon, died early Friday morning. William Johnson, the colored boy who did the stabbing, admitted it to Mayor Lester when the case was heard, and the Mayor turned him over to the superior court for assault with intent to murder. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Mentor Blitch (1843 - 1929)
  Martha Penelope Blitch (1851 - 1925)
 
 Siblings:
  Lottie Lee Blitch (____ - 1888)*
  William Moore Blitch (1866 - 1944)*
  Mary Ann Tallulah Blitch Slappey (1868 - 1895)*
  Sarah Tossa Blitch Hunter (1870 - 1941)*
  Elisha Benjamin Blitch (1871 - 1888)
  Emma Georgina Blitch Bennett (1873 - 1947)*
  Martha A. Blitch (1880 - 1884)*
  Bessie Belle Blitch (1883 - 1888)*
  John Mentor Blitch (1889 - 1959)*
  Albert Sydney Blitch (1892 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: 2174
 
Created by: Ann Parkinson
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40742626
Elisha Benjamin Bennie Blitch
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Elisha Benjamin Bennie Blitch
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Elisha Benjamin Bennie Blitch
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