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Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney
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Birth: Apr., 1842
Plumville
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1921
University Place
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Franklin Bleakney was the youngest of the Bleakney brothers that fought in the Civil War. He was born April 16, 1842 in Pennsylvania as Clyde Franklin. He later changed his name to Benjamin Franklin.
Service: Enlisted 18th Illinois Infantry in 03/1864. Appointed to 17th U.S. Colored Infantry as a 2nd Lt. and promoted to 1st Lt. Mustered out Spring 1866.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Bleakney (1810 - 1883)
  Sarah Williamson Bleakney (1803 - 1886)
 
 Spouses:
  Emma Esther Bellows Bleakney (1843 - 1876)*
  Cynthia Ann Ellis Bleakney (1857 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  William Wade Bleakney (1872 - 1952)*
  Edna C. Bleakney Rhodes (1881 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clark Bleakney (1833 - 1909)*
  Lucinda Bleakney Coffee (1835 - 1915)*
  Lewis Bleakney (1838 - 1919)*
  Benjamin Franklin Bleakney (1842 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Our Silent City Cemetery
Kellogg
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Donna (Endorf) Londeen
Originally Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Apr 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18816482
Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney
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Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney
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Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney
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- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
 Added: Apr. 8, 2007
 
 
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