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From: "Tammy Blankenship" <>
Subject: Re: [BLANKENSHIP] Robert Hezekiah Blankenship, son of John b. 13 Sep 1767
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 21:14:47 -0400
You do know that Hezekiah and Barnett were brothers? And Rhoda & Barsheba were sisters? Just checking..:o) TT
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From: Ralph Hayes
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 8:54 PM
Subject: [BLANKENSHIP] Robert Hezekiah Blankenship, son of John b. 13 Sep 1767
Everyone seems to refer to this man as Robert Hezekiah. Every source I have
found refers to him simply as Hezekiah. Does anyone know where the "Robert"
Descendants of Robert Hezekiah Blankenship
Generation No. 1
1. ROBERT HEZEKIAH5 BLANKENSHIP (ISHAM4, JOHN B.3, RALPH2, ???1) was born
13.Sep.1767 in Bedford Co., VA, and died 23.Feb.1816 in Smith Co., TN. He
married RHODA MEADOR 28.Feb.1791 in Franklin Co., VA, daughter of JOEL
MEADOR and SUSANNAH CLARK. She was born 10.Mar.1770 in VA, and died
04.May.1862 in Macon Co., TN.
More About ROBERT HEZEKIAH BLANKENSHIP:
Census: 1810, Franklin Co., VA
Land 1: 07.Mar.1797, Purchase of 100a of land in Franklin Co., VA
Land 2: 07.Mar.1797, Purchase of 200a of land in Franklin Co., VA
Land 3: 28.Dec.1799, Purchase of 70a of land in Franklin Co., VA
Land 4: 04.Feb.1811, Sale of 267a of land on Poplar Camp Creek in Franklin
Land 5: 13.Mar.1811, Sale of 861a of land in Franklin Co., VA
Land 6: 04.Jun.1811, Purchase of 640a of land on small eastwardly branch of
Long Creek in Smith Co., TN beg in the Kentucky line.
Land 7: 27.Jan.1817, Purchase of 200a of land in Smith Co., TN on Long Creek
adj to Hezekiah's other land by heirs of Hezekiah Blankenship.
Land 8: 11.Aug.1817, Purchase of 250a of land on Long Creek, Smith Co., TN
by heirs of Hezekiah Blankenship.
NOTE 1: I assume the Hezekiah involved in the family dispute with Sam Dillon
was Robert Hezekiah Blankenship.
NOTE 2: 15.Oct.1792, Surety for marriage of Barnett Blankenship to Barsheba
Meador in Franklin Co., VA
Witness 1: 08.Jan.1796, Witness to land transaction in Franklin Co., VA
Witness 2: 07.Mar.1795, Witness to land transaction in Franklin Co., VA
Witness 3: 16.May.1814, Witness to land transaction in Smith Co., TN
More About RHODA MEADOR:
Burial: Haysville Cemetery, Macon Co., TN
Census 1: 1820, Smith Co., TN
Census 2: 1830, Smith Co., TN
Census 3: 1850, Macon Co., TN in h/h of John Blankenship
Census 4: 1860, Macon Co., TN in h/h of John Blankenship
Guardian: 11.Feb.1817, Rhoda blankenship appointed guardian of Joel, Sarah,
John, Isham and Hezekiah Jr Blankenship.
Witness: 27.Aug.1819, Witness to land transaction in Franklin Co., VA
Children of ROBERT BLANKENSHIP and RHODA MEADOR are:
i. SARA6 BLANKENSHIP, b. c 1798, Franklin Co., VA; m. CALVIN COOK; b. c
1809; d. Allen Co., KY.
ii. MILLIE BLANKENSHIP, m. DANIEL MCCONNELL.
iii. ELIJAH BLANKENSHIP, b. 17.Jun.1797, VA; d. 14.Oct.1840, Allen Co., KY;
m. CHRISTINA FISHBURN, Bef. 1815; b. 22.Feb.1790, VA; d. 03.Aug.1847, Allen
iv. LYDIA BLANKENSHIP, b. c 1794, VA; d. Bef. 1880; m. JESSEE PERDUE; b.
1794; d. Aft. 1880, TN.
v. JOEL BLANKENSHIP, b. 21.May.1799, VA; d. 09.Oct.1882, Macon Co., TN; m.
MARY HARDY, 17.Jan.1820, Allen Co., KY; b. 06.Aug.1804, VA; d. Macon Co.,
vi. ISHAM BLANKENSHIP, b. 1805, Franklin Co., VA; d. c 1880, Macon Co., TN;
m. SARAH BASS; b. c 1805, VA; d. 1860, TN.
vii. HEZEKIAH BLANKENSHIP, b. 1807, TN OR Franklin Co., VA; d. 03.Sep.1843,
Marion Co., IL; m. ROSANNA MAGEE, Bet. 1825 - 1830, Prob Smith Co., TN; b.
10.Jul.1809, Ireland; d. 22.Sep.1859, IL.
viii. JOHN BLANKENSHIP, b. c 1816; d. Aft. 1860; m. ELIZABETH ???.
ix. JEMIMA BLANKENSHIP, b. Bet. 1780 - 1792; d. Aft. 1830, Macon Co., IL; m.
EDWARD HILL, 28.Jul.1802, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. Bef. 1830.
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