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Elizabeth Mennell Blenkarn
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Birth: 1813
Death: Jun. 6, 1888
Ryedale District
North Yorkshire, England

Elizabeth was the daughter of Joseph Mennel (a mason) and Elizabeth Blenkarn. She was baptized on 24 April 1813. She married her first cousin, William Blenkarn Sr. (son of Richard and Elizabeth Blenkarn) on 27 Dec 1847 at Barton de Street, York, England. (Elizabeth Blenkarn's mother was the sister of William's father Richard.) Her husband was a yeoman by trade. They had two children:

William Jr.


"THIS is the LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of me ELIZABETH BLENKARN of Terrington in the County of York, Widow, made the tenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight. I bequeath all the steam thrashing machine and half of my money invested in the North Eastern Railway to my son, Joseph Blenkarn. I bequeath the whole of the farming stock and crop and the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate to my son William Blenkarn, whom I appoint Sole Executor of this my Will and I hereby revoke all other Wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be and contain my last Will and Testament. In Witness, whereof, I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first herein written. Signed by the Tester in the joint presence of us who thereupon signed our names in her and Eliz'th Blenkarn each others presence
Robert Nash, Grocer Terrington
John Wright, Yeoman, Terrington"

They were tenants at the Castle Howard Estate, which Elizabeth was referring to in her Will.

Source: "Blenkarn Tapestry" by Dorothy L. Taylor pg 331-332

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Blenkarn Mennell (1781 - ____)
  William Blenkarn (1800 - 1858)
  William Blenkarn (1848 - ____)*
  Joseph Blenkarn (1850 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
All Saints Churchyard
Ryedale District
North Yorkshire, England
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Originally Created by: Debra Polly
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
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Elizabeth <i>Mennell</i> Blenkarn
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Elizabeth <i>Mennell</i> Blenkarn
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