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Capt Benjamin Gibson Blowney
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1834, Ireland
Death: May 31, 1904
Waukegan
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Born in Nass, County Kildare, Ireland.
Unknown Waukegan Newspaper:
VOL. VII --- NO. 108.
CAPT. BLOWNEY SUCCUMBS
FINALLY GIVES WAY TO HIS 5TH PARALYTIC STROKE. WAS PROMINENT OFFICE HOLDER IN CITY
Former Treasurer, Collector and Supervisor --- Was a Gallant Soldier and Breveted Major at Close of War.
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Former City Treasurer, Capt. B. G. Blowney succumbed last evening at 4:45 o'clock to a series of paralytic strokes which have extended over a period of six years, the last one having occurred last Tuesday or just a week previous to his death.
Since the last stroke, the aged man had been unconscious and his death had been expected for some days.
Capt. Blowney was one of the best known residents of the city, having lived here since 1855. He was an office holder of some greater part of the time, hence his general acquaintance. For one term, city treasurer, for several terms, supervisor of Waukegan and as city collector, he was more or less before the public most of his residence in the city and he was a man generally well liked by all who knew him.

Precedded in death by his wife:

Katherine "Kate" Cleaver Blowney

children:
William Lincoln Blowney 1858-1860
Delos Cleaver Blowney 1860-1860
Henry Ellsworth "Elmer" Blowney 1862-1929
Elizabeth A. Blowney 1866-
Benjamin Charles Blowney 1868-1940
Walter Samuel Blowney 1870-1929 
 
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 Spouse:
  Katherine Cleaver Blowney (1829 - 1902)
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Waukegan
Lake County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Janice Buchanan
Record added: Jul 23, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5025902
Capt Benjamin Gibson Blowney
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A brave soldier of the 96th Illinois, severely wounded at Battle of Chickamauga, Ga.
- Janet
 Added: Sep. 10, 2013

- Thinking of you today!
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- Suze
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