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James Benjamin "Ben" Blanton
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1882
Waleska
Cherokee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1964
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

Services for James Benjamin Blanton, 82, of Newcastle were held at Proffitt Baptist Church. Mr Blanton died in Wichita Falls Hospital following an illness.

James Benjamin Blanton, a retired farmer, moved to Young County in 1893 with his parents. He lived at Proffitt and Fort Belknap before moving to Newcastle.

James Benjamin Blanton married Grace McCann in 1907. She preceded him in death.

Survived by one son- T.M. Blanton, three daughters, Mrs Cleo George, Mrs. Faye Beaty, Mrs. Doris Leary, one brother, George Blanton, three sisters, Mrs. J. L. Loftis, Mrs. Cleo Standifer, Mrs. R.O. Weatnerbee, Four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Herod Blanton (1840 - 1928)
  Amanda Catherine Rhyne Blanton (1847 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace McCann Blanton (1886 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Cleo Catherine Blanton George (1909 - 2003)*
  Weda Faye Blanton Beaty (1911 - 1997)*
  Thomas Mars Blanton (1912 - 1984)*
  Infant Son Blanton (1917 - 1917)*
  Doris Louise Blanton Leary (1925 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augusta Elizabeth Blanton Curtis (1867 - 1964)*
  Daniel Weldon Blanton (1869 - 1940)*
  Samuel Lawrence Blanton (1871 - 1959)*
  Amanda Eunice Blanton Heard (1878 - 1962)*
  James Benjamin Blanton (1882 - 1964)
  Florida Mae Blanton Loftis (1886 - 1972)*
  Jacob Hamby Blanton (1886 - 1940)*
  Martha Cleo Blanton Standefer (1889 - 1981)*
  Winnie Bell Blanton Weatherbee (1893 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Proffitt Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: David Mitchell
Record added: Jun 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38264592
James Benjamin Ben Blanton
Added by: Laura Hudnall Franklin Shifflett
 
James Benjamin Ben Blanton
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