Descendants of John Almarine Blankenship



First Generation

Contributed by Charlotte Blankenship Elkins

1. John Almarine BLANKENSHIP was born on 17 May 1851 in Mercer Co, VA/WV, son of Malinda "Milly" Blankenship.

John married Mary Melissa CADLE, daughter of Thomas CADLE Jr and Lucy AGEE, on 22 May 1873. (Mary Melissa CADLE was born on 25 Jun 1858 in Wyoming Co , WV.)

md by James W. Lilly


They had the following children:

   2 M    i. Pearis C BLANKENSHIP was born on 18 May 1875, died on 3 Nov 1879 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV(same row as parents).
+ 3 F    ii. Sarah Jane BLANKENSHIP was born on 1 Dec 1876, died on 14 Aug 1965 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV
+ 4 F    iii. Genetia C BLANKENSHIP was born on 22 Jun 1878, died on 6 Dec 1922 and was buried in Farley Cem, Farley Hill, Winding Gulf, WV
   5 F    iv. Ardelia Ann BLANKENSHIP was born in 1880 and died in 1944.

Ardelia married Jacob Ingram GARRETSON on 24 Sep 1901. (Jacob Ingram GARRETSON was born in 1881, died in 1972 and was buried in Buena Vista section of Sunset Mem Park, Beckley, WV.)

+ 6 M    v. William Ballard BLANKENSHIP was born on 3 Oct 1881
+ 7 F    vi. Ida Alice BLANKENSHIP was born on 15 Apr 1882 and died on 4 Mar 1920 in Farley Cem, Farley Hill, Winding Gulf, WV
+ 8 M    vii. George Nelson BLANKENSHIP was born on 16 Jun 1885 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV
+ 9 F    viii. Mary Melissa BLANKENSHIP was born in Jan 1888
+ 10 M    ix. John Lewis BLANKENSHIP was born on 19 Mar 1890, died on 16 May 1951 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV
+ 11 M    x. Henry Harrison BLANKENSHIP was born on 26 Feb 1893, died on 12 May 1927 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV
+ 12 F    xi. Laura Bell BLANKENSHIP was born on 13 Jun 1895 and died on 16 Jan 1938
+ 13 F    xii. Lilly BLANKENSHIP was born on 28 Jul 1898, died in 1950 and was buried in Buena Vista section of Sunset Mem Park, Beckley, WV

Second Generation (Children)


3. Sarah Jane BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 1 Dec 1876, died on 14 Aug 1965 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.

she taught school at the first Brushy Gap School, a log building located on land owned by Robert Nelson Blankenship. they lived on a farm and later moved to Rhodell

Sarah married Daniel J.J. ONEAL on 12 Jan 1900. (Daniel J.J. ONEAL was born on 7 May 1879, died on 17 Apr 1964 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.)


They had the following children:

   14 F    i. Laura A ONEAL .
   15 F    ii. Ora A ONEAL .
   16 F    iii. Jessie C ONEAL .
   17 F    iv. Julia A ONEAL .
   18 M    v. Clifford J ONEAL .
   19 M    vi. Lawrence W ONEAL .
   20 M    vii. Clarence M ONEAL .
4. Genetia C BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 22 Jun 1878, died on 6 Dec 1922 and was buried in Farley Cem, Farley Hill, Winding Gulf, WV.

Genetia married Aldon SMITH on 27 Aug 1904. (Aldon SMITH was born on 22 Jun 1879 and died on 6 Jun 1950.)


They had the following children:

   21 F    i. Lona SMITH .
   22 M    ii. Leonard SMITH .
   23 F    iii. Ola SMITH .
   24 F    iv. Bertha SMITH .
   25 F    v. Nora SMITH .
6. William Ballard BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 3 Oct 1881.

William married Annie Alice CADLE on 1 Dec 1907.


They had the following children:

   26 M    i. Mason BLANKENSHIP .
7. Ida Alice BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 15 Apr 1882 and died on 4 Mar 1920 in Farley Cem, Farley Hill, Winding Gulf, WV.

Ida married Harrison Wesley Henry ROACH on 26 Apr 1900.

Killed by a falling tree at a young age. Ida remarried to ____ McKinney


They had the following children:

   27 F    i. Lillie E ROACH .
   28 F    ii. Sankie Ray ROACH .
   29 F    iii. Bessie Belle ROACH .
   30 F    iv. Effie Marie ROACH .
   31 M    v. Herbert ROACH .
8. George Nelson BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 16 Jun 1885 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.

George married Victoria Virginia GRAHAM on 3 Apr 1903.


They had the following children:

   32 M    i. Herbert L BLANKENSHIP .
   33 M    ii. Eddie BLANKENSHIP .
   34 M    iii. George L BLANKENSHIP .
   35 F    iv. Letha M BLANKENSHIP .
   36 M    v. Fred H BLANKENSHIP .
   37 F    vi. Etta BLANKENSHIP .
   38 M    vii. Jess Williard BLANKENSHIP .
   39 M    viii. Carl BLANKENSHIP .
9. Mary Melissa BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born in Jan 1888.

Mary married Walter Winton CADLE. (Walter Winton CADLE was born in 1884.)

He and Mary lived on a farm at Odd, WV


They had the following children:

   40 M    i. Golden CADLE .
   41 M    ii. Glen CADLE .
   42 M    iii. Lloyd CADLE .
   43 M    iv. Orley CADLE .
   44 M    v. Eugene CADLE .
   45 M    vi. Marvin CADLE .
   46 M    vii. Francis(Buddy) CADLE .
10. John Lewis BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 19 Mar 1890, died on 16 May 1951 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.

John married Helen Virginia RYCROFT on 23 Mar 1931. (Helen Virginia RYCROFT was born on 14 May 1914 in Roanoke Co, VA, died on 2 May 1948 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.)


They had the following children:

   47 M    i. Son BLANKENSHIP was born on 30 Nov 1933 and died on 5 Dec 1933.
   48 M    ii. Henry Harrison BLANKENSHIP was born on September 23, 1934 and died October 23, 1934..
   49 F    iii. Daughter BLANKENSHIP was born on 10 Aug 1938 and died on 10 Aug 1938.

Stillborn

   50 F    iv. Charlotte Angeline BLANKENSHIP was born on 4 Jun 1936.
   51 M    v. John almarine BLANKENSHIP was born on 25 Oct 1939.
   52 F    vi. Shirley Virginia BLANKENSHIP was born on 2 Dec 1941.
   53 F    vii. barbara Jane BLANKENSHIP was born on 3 Apr 1945 and died on 3 Aug 1945.
   54 F    viii. Bessie Belle BLANKENSHIP was born on 26 Nov 1946.
11. Henry Harrison BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 26 Feb 1893, died on 12 May 1927 and was buried in Lewis Graham Cem, near Basin, WV.

He served in World War I and was in France. He and Ivory lived at Rhodell, WV

Henry married Ivory E FLETCHER. (Ivory E FLETCHER was born in 1902.)


They had the following children:

   55 F    i. Pearl O BLANKENSHIP .

Pearl married __________ THAYER.

   56 F    ii. Hallie BLANKENSHIP .

Hallie married __________ WESTERMAN.

   57 M    iii. Harrison Lewis BLANKENSHIP .

Harrison married Hazel BELCHER.

Harrison also married Ella __________.

   58 M    iv. Wesley BLANKENSHIP .

Wesley married Texas YATES.

   59 F    v. Ethel BLANKENSHIP .

Ethel married Carl WHITTAKER.

12. Laura Bell BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 13 Jun 1895 and died on 16 Jan 1938.

Laura married Lewis Harrison GRAHAM.


They had the following children:

   60 M    i. Virgil H GRAHAM .
   61 F    ii. Mary O GRAHAM .
13. Lilly BLANKENSHIP (John Almarine1) was born on 28 Jul 1898, died in 1950 and was buried in Buena Vista section of Sunset Mem Park, Beckley, WV.

Lilly married Luther FLETCHER.

They lived at Rhodell, then moved to Besoco, WV where they owned a store.


They had the following children:

   62 F    i. Dessie FLETCHER .

Dessie married __________ RICHMOND.

   63 F    ii. Floney FLETCHER .

Floney married __________ WILLIAMS.

   64 F    iii. Eloise FLETCHER .

Eloise married __________ STONE.

   65 F    iv. Zona FLETCHER .
   66 F    v. Ruby FLETCHER .
   67 F    vi. Joyce FLETCHER .
   68 F    vii. Carlene FLETCHER .
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