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William Daniel Blevins

  • Birth 22 Sep 1828
  • Death 1919
  • Burial Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 32260780

Son of William E. and Ava Collins Blevins. He and Nancy Jane Osborn were married Feb. 13, 1847 in Johnson Co., KY.

WILLIAM DANIEL BLEVINS
The son of William and Ava Blevins. was born in Johnson County Kentucky ,
September 22 1828 and Passed away in Muskogee County Oklahoma in 1919 .
Daniel was a Mason, a member of Kof H and a lifelong
Democrat. Old timers remember him as a colorful primitive Baptist preacher.
1855 Deed Dan'l Blevins of Johnson County, Kentucky sold to Edward Osburn of
Johnson County, in consideration of a contract of parternership contract,
conveyed 75, acres adjacent to David Pennington's field, corner of sd Edwin
Osburn, running to fork of Paint Creek between Pelfrey Fork and Caboose Lick
bridge, beginning in Johnson County on Mud Lick of Paint Creek.
Deed Book C. pge 485
1860 Daniel joined the Primitive Baptist Church of Johnson County, Kentucky and
began preaching in two years.
1861-1865 Daniel Blevins was in military service. Served as Chaplain with rank
of Captain with 5 th Kentucky Infantry CSA
1861 October 25, Captain Daniel Blevins enlisted in Co. B. 5 th Inf from
Prestonburg, Kentucky Floyd County, Kentucky.
Company B disbanded Capt Blevins became Chaplain and remained with the company
throughout remainder of Civil War.
1862 Captain Blevins was captured by Union soldiers, help prisoner for 6 days,
then recaptured. 5 th Kentucky Inf gradually made its way south through
Tennessee to Chickamaunga in North Georgia. After the Battle of Chickamaua,
Kentucky 5 th. the took part in all operations engaged in by Tennessee's Orphan
Brigade. Saturday May 6, 1865 5 th Kentucky surrendered at Washington, Wilkes
County, Georgia.
1866 Dan Blevins moved his family and his parents to NW Arkansas
He was preceded in death by daughter , Elizabeth Blevins Patrick , in 1884
along with his children who passed away in infancy. Daniel was buried at Greenleaf
Cemetery in Cherokee County , Oklahoma.



  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 18 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32260780
  • Jean Hooks
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Daniel Blevins (22 Sep 1828–1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32260780, citing Greenleaf Cemetery, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .