Francis Marion “Frank” Blankenship

Photo added by Debbie Robinson

Francis Marion “Frank” Blankenship

  • Birth 10 Jul 1873 Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 30 Dec 1952 Ravalli County, Montana, USA
  • Burial Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana, USA
  • Plot 11
  • Memorial ID 19693353

Frank did a couple of short terms in the Montana State Prison. He later made up for his bad behavior. At the start of WWI he went and joined the French Foreign Legion. The French awarded him the Croix de Guerre for rescuing 3 men. After his Foreign Legion time he joined the Indiana PVT CO A Engineers 3 DIV.
On April 1 1919, he married Linnie B. Gee. She was previously married to Charles Peyton and they had 3 sons Hugh, Monte and Dewitt Peyton.


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  • Created by: Debbie Robinson
  • Added: 3 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19693353
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Marion “Frank” Blankenship (10 Jul 1873–30 Dec 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19693353, citing Grantsdale Cemetery, Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Debbie Robinson (contributor 46889650) .