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Virginia Dare Blankenship Fortune
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1922, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1989
Tennessee, USA

Born Virginia Dare Blankenship

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Blankinship
Spouse: Homan D Fortine (Ancestry has it all mispelled, it should be Herman D. Fortune)
Marriage: 24 Apr 1940 - McNairy

Not located the second marriage to Herman Fortune yet.

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Dare Fortune
Spouse: Charles Franklin Byrd
Marriage: 19 May 1968 - McNairy
Divorced: 4 Aug 1981

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Dare Byrd
Spouse: Charles Franklin Byrd
Marriage: 2 Aug 1983 - McNairy
Divorced: 11 Sep 1984

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Dare Blankenship Fortune
Spouse: James Ellis Prather
Marriage: 9 Apr 1985 - McNairy
Divorced: 8 Jul 1985

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Dare Fortune
Spouse: James Ellis Prather
Marriage: 3 Sep 1985 - McNairy
Divorced: 4 Dec 1985

Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Marriage & Divorce
Name: Virginia Dare Fortune
Spouse: Jesse Delmore Burkins
Marriage: 1 Nov 1987 - McNairy
Divorced: 21 Feb 1989

Virginia's only children are three sons and one daughter with Herman Douglas Fortune. No kids with any of the other husbands. She was married 7 times to 4 different men. She married each husband twice with the exception of Jesse Burkeens which was only once. She was divorced for the final time prior to her death and changed her name to "Fortune" again to match her sons.

Bio supplied by her grandson: Jerry Douglas Fortune

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Felix Luther Blankenship (1883 - 1965)
  Virgie Foster Blankenship (1886 - 1966)
 
 Spouses:
  Herman Douglas Fortune (1916 - 1990)
  Charles F. Byrd (1920 - 1990)
  James Ellis Prather (1915 - 1994)
  Jesse D. Burkeens (1937 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Owen Fortune (1942 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Daughter Blankenship (1906 - 1906)*
  Jessie L. Blankenship (1908 - 1976)*
  Troy T Blankenship (1910 - 1920)*
  Sadie McNell Blankenship Deming (1911 - 2005)*
  Trudie Mae Blakenship Horton (1914 - 1984)*
  Ruby Jewell Blankenship Young (1916 - 1977)*
  Cecil F Blankenship (1919 - 1949)*
  John R Blankenship (1921 - 1922)*
  Virginia Dare Blankenship Fortune (1922 - 1989)
  Frances Evelyn Blankenship Boyette (1927 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Hill Memory Gardens
Bethel Springs
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Doug Fortune
Originally Created by: H. Ray Wilson
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75042730
Virginia Dare <i>Blankenship</i> Fortune
Added by: Doug Fortune
 
Virginia Dare <i>Blankenship</i> Fortune
Added by: Doug Fortune
 
Virginia Dare <i>Blankenship</i> Fortune
Added by: H. Ray Wilson
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2013
 
 
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