Stephen M. McComas
(Abt 1765-1844)
Sarah Sartain
(Abt 1772-Cir 1828)
Sartain McComas
(Abt 1800-Abt 1890)
Nancy Lycans
(1818-After 1900)
America J. McComas
(Abt 1861-1890)


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Richard Wesley Blankenship

America J. McComas

  • Born: Abt 1861, Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio
  • Marriage: Richard Wesley Blankenship on 7 Nov 1878 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
  • Died: 27 Feb 1890, Mason Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio about age 29

bullet   Cause of her death was Arterio (sic) Sclerosis / Cerebral Softening.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1880 Federal Census for Butler, Wayne Co., West Virginia, District 146, page 345A, dated June 1880 records R. W. (21 - Ohio/Ohio/Ohio) and America (18 - Ohio/TN/VA) Blankenship with their son, John H. Blankenship (7/12). Also in the household are Sartain McCommis (79 - TN/VA/TN) [America's father], Julia A. Belomy (21) [servant], and John Wilson (18) [grandson].

Name: America Blankenship
Gender: Female
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Death Date: 27 Feb 1890
Death Place: Lawrence Twp., Law. Co., Ohio
Age: 29
Birth Date: 1861
Birthplace: Mason Twp., Law. Co., O.
Occupation: Housekeeper
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07038-4
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 317744
Reference Number: v 1 B

bullet  Medical Notes:

Name: Addie L Blankenship [2nd wife of Richard Blankenship]
Death Date: 01 Jun 1942
Death Place: Rock Camp, Lawrence, Ohio
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Spouse's Name: Richard W. Blankenship
Father's Name: John Brace
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Mother's Name: Mary Matney
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Film Number: 2024007
Digital Folder Number: 4057806
Image Number: 859
Certificate Number: fn 39482


America married Richard Wesley Blankenship on 7 Nov 1878 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (Richard Wesley Blankenship was born on 26 Jan 1859 in Kentucky, died on 5 Apr 1938 in Lawrence Co., Ohio and was buried on 7 Apr 1938 in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Lawrence Co., Ohio.) The cause of his death was Arterio(sic) Sclerosis / Hip Fracture.

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Groom's Name: Richard W. Blankenship
Groom's Birth Date: 1857
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Groom's Age: 21
Bride's Name: America Mccomas
Bride's Birth Date: 1862
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Bride's Age: 16
Marriage Date: 07 Nov 1878
Marriage Place: Lawrence, Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01661-4
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 317719
Reference Number: pg 396

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