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Dr Joseph Jackson Blitch

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Dr Joseph Jackson Blitch

  • Birth 22 Mar 1868 Ellabell, Bryan County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 14 Oct 1947 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Yonges Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 24691836

OBITUARY
The News and Courier
Charleston, Charleston, SC
Oct 15, 1947

Dr. Joseph Jackson Blitch, retired Yonge's Island Physician, died yesterday in a local infirmary at the age of 80. Funeral services will take place tomorrow afternoon in the residnece of his son, Norman I. Blitch, at Royal Pines, near Hollywood. Burial will be in St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal churchyard at Meggett under the direction of McAllister's. Dr. Blitch was born in Ellabell, Ga., a son of James Henry Blitch and Mrs. Leviniah English Blitch. He was educated in the public schools of Georgia and was graduated from the University of the South at Sewannee, Tenn., in 1900. Dr. Blitch was a Baptist. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Cornelis Johnstoneaux, of Charleston; Mrs. T. E. Bates, of Pine Crest; and Mrs. W. D. Weatherford, of Yonge's Island; three sons, J. M. Blitch of Dorchester Terrace; Norman I. Blitch, of Yonge's Island, and Edwin Royal Blitch, USN, of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, James R. Blitch, of Savannah; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Cummings, of Charleston; and Mrs. Ella Moore, of Savannah; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Gravesite Details Son of Henry James & Lavinia (English) Blitch; married Ella Love (Brownley) about 1901; father of Cornelia, Joseph, Dorothy, Norman and Jenkins

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  • Created by: Ann Parkinson
  • Added: 17 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24691836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Joseph Jackson Blitch (22 Mar 1868–14 Oct 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24691836, citing Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery, Yonges Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Ann Parkinson (contributor 45284853) .