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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Elijah and Elisha Blankenship -Bernie, Delphia, &Willa
Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2000 17:54:30 -0600 (CST)
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Bernie,
Elisha and Elijah both are listed in the 1860 Izard County Census.

Linda
________________________________________________________________________________

> Hi girls
>
> I have asked the head Blankenship researchers and that's Newt and Jean
> about
> this family that I am a bit confused on and right now, Jean's computer
> is on
> the blink and she can't access her records.
>
> Are you sure that there are in fact two different men here? An Elisha
> and an
> Elijah? I'll bet that it's the same man and records are reflecting
> different
> spelling versions of the given name. I checked my records and I have no
>
> census records of the family. They were in Blount Co. (I think.....) in
> 1850
> and Elisha and Elizabeth Jane, the parents......are deceased by the 1860
>
> census. Seems like I had seen that they may have been in Izard Co. by
> 1850
> (per children's births), but I saw no record of them on the site that is
>
> online.
>
> ALTHOUGH......my maternal ggggrandfather; Elisha Smothers (1800-1881)
> aka The
> Old Goat......from Baxter Co. had two sons.....Elijah M. and Elisha A.
> and as
> far as I can tell, they were indeed two different families.
>
> But, back to Blankenships.
>
> This is Al Blankenship's line. He is the gentleman that we would need
> to
> talk with, but unfortunately, Al just lost his wife; Bennie after a long
>
> battle with cancer and I just don't think that genealogy questions is
> what he
> needs at the moment. I really think that it is his data that I was
> referring
> to Linda, from off List discussion, the other evening. Remember? I had
> a
> chart and no reference? Story of my life. He is the gentleman that I
> think
> that had that Elijah's brother; Benjamin T. was also married to Sarah
> Goodrich, also. It could be that Benjamin did die in the Civil War and
> that
> Elijah, the scoundrel...... married his brother's widow. Wish we knew
> some
> Goodrich researchers. Another mystery for us right now.
>
> At any rate, my position is that Elijah and Elisha are one and the same
>
> gentleman......MAYBE. LOL
>
> The criminal records that we were discussing last night, Linda? There
> was an
> Elisha in those records, wasn't there?
>
> Let me look......here they are for Willa and Delpha's benefit:
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3890
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3890
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for A. Blankenship
> Dates 1886
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Larceny
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3891
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3891
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for Elijah Blankenship
> Dates 1879
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Larceny
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3892
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3892
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for Hiram Blankenship
> Dates 1884
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Assault
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3893
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3893
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for James Blankenship
> Dates 1887
> Production Date 1887
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Larceny
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3894
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3894
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for John Blankenship
> Dates 1880
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Liquor
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3895
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3895
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for One Blankenship
> Dates 1884
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Assault
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3896
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3896
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for Samuel N. Blankenship
> Dates 1885
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Contempt
> Jacket Number: 22
> Others tried for same crime (et al.)
>
> Control Number NRFF-21-3W51-3897
> Media Textual records
> Descr. Level File Unit
> Record Group 21
> Series 3W51
> File Unit 3897
> Title Criminal Defendant Case File for Samuel N., Mrs. Blankenship
> Dates 1885
> Production Date 1885
> Creating Org. United States. District Court. Western District of
> Arkansas.
> Fort Smith Division.
> Scope & Content Crime: Contempt
> Jacket Number: 22
>
> When I saw this James Blankenship......I wondered if it was my
> ggrandfather;
> James Calvin Blankinship (1858-1904)? As religiously inclined as his
> daughter (and my grandmother); Nancy Emma Blankinship (1892-1974)
> was......I
> wouldn't put it past them. And trust me.....she knew her scriptures!
>
> Willa, what do you think? Are you there, sister? Are we overwhelming
> you?
> Linda and I sent you enough data to mull around with for several years,
> I am
> sure. I think that I can speak for Linda in saying that neither one of
> us
> would know our Nose from Adam, if it were not for Jean and Newt
> Blankenship
> and their research before us. When time permits, you should contact
> them.
> You'd like them.
>
> Bernie
>
>
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