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Ephraim Sims "Eph" Blizzard
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1878
Lawrence County
Alabama, USA
Death: 1938

Eph Blizzard was a farmer, and in many ventures was a partner with his brother Edgar. Both brothers had the same middle name after Dr. Edgar T. Simms of Moulton, Alabama, who delivered both of them, although Eph evidently chose to spell the name Sims, as evidenced by his World War I draft registration card. After coming to Mississippi, and as they grew into young men, they decided to differentiate between their identical initials by Edgar going by and signing as E. Blizzard, while Eph would go by and sign E.S. Blizzard. I am spelling Eph's nickname as he signed it on his World War I draft registration card, in spite of the different spelling on his marker. Also noted is that his marker shows 1880 as the year of his birth. However, when the census taker asked his mother in 1880 how old he was, she gave his age as two. In addition, his draft registration card shows his birthdate as above - 1878. 
Family links: 
  Obediah D. Blizzard (1848 - 1911)
  Frances Jane Devan Blizzard (1847 - 1909)
  Essie Clayton Blizzard (1893 - 1960)
  Edgar Simms Blizzard (1872 - 1931)*
  John Devan Blizzard (1877 - 1962)*
  Ephraim Sims Blizzard (1878 - 1938)
  Amanda Virginia Blizzard Johnson (1880 - 1932)*
  Laura Annett Blizzard Ledbetter (1883 - 1974)*
  Mary Elizabeth Blizzard Bentley (1886 - 1937)*
  Benjamin Franklin Blizzard (1889 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Gerizim Cemetery
Union County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Rick Bryant
Originally Created by: Darrell Rakestraw
Record added: Aug 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15476124
Ephraim Sims Eph Blizzard
Added by: John F. Conway
Ephraim Sims Eph Blizzard
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- Andy D. Martin
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