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From: "June Ramsey" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Janie Smith - Welch, Blankenship, Benbrook and Cochran
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2005 21:36:11 -0500
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Bern looks like Jim and Lizzie Benbrook Blankenship had 3 kiddo's .Roy
,Vida, no ages given and William Uen born 1915 died 1928,
Just had to be nosey, and look in my Benbrook book.Ha!
Glad to see you back on.Always miss you.Love June

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernie Knowles" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2005 8:56 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Janie Smith - Welch, Blankenship, Benbrook and
Cochran


> Vera, Vera, Vera!
>
> A mystery solved for me thanks to the obituary that you posted for Janie
> Smith!
>
> Got to tell you...................
>
> Janie's sister; Alice was married to an unknown Blankenship - per your
post?
> Well, of course with that Blankenship surname popping up - I did some
> searching in my records.
>
> It appears that I had a Jim Blankenship that was married to an Alice M.
> Cochran on November 21, 1910 and I had no additonal information on her?
>
> But, did have this:
>
>
>
> Descendants of ? Cochran
>
>
>
> 1 ? Cochran
>
> ........ 2 Frank Cochran
>
> ............ +Alice Maude Welch b: August 28, 1879 m: November 21, 1910 d:
> July 29, 1962 Burial: July 31, 1962 Union Cemetery-Fulton Co., Arkansas
>
> ........ 2 Mary Cochran
>
> ............ +John Wheeler Welch b: March 08, 1886 d: July 09, 1960
>
> ........ 2 Alice Cochran
>
> ............ +John T. Cypert b: February 27, 1844 in Wayne Co., Tennessee
d:
> in Texas
>
>
>
> Wonder if the surname Cochran is correct or maybe...........Cockrum?
Anyone
> know anything about these Cochrans?
>
>
>
> James L. "Jim" Blankenship (1876-1963) - Alice Welch's second husband -
was
> the son of William C. Blankenship (1833-1900) and Elizabeth Chase
> (1840-1897). William C. Blankenship was a brother to my ggrandfather;
James
> Calvin Blankinship. Jim Blankenship had a first marriage to Elizabeth
> "Lizzie" Benbrook on September 29, 1902. Lizzie Benbrook (b1873) died on
> December 15, 1930. Sounds as though Jim Blankenship's marriage to Alice
> Welch Cochran may have been following Lizzie's 1930 death date.
>
>
>
> Do you know anything, Miss Junebug?
>
>
>
> Wow Vera - nice to be back and thanks a bunch!
>
>
>
>
>
> Bernie Moore-Knowles
> Papa'aloa, Hawai'i
>
> "I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
> question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vera Reeves" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2005 2:21 PM
> Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Janie Smith
>
>
> > ................... *2nd Wife of Wiley Franklin Smith:
> > ....................... +Janie Welch b: July 17, 1888 in Arkansas m:
> January
> > 23, 1920 in Izard Co., Arkansas d: May 30, 1953 in Arkansas Burial:
Oxford
> > Cemetery-Oxford, Izard Co., Arkansas
> > --------------------------------------
> >
> > Calico Rock Progress
> >
> > Jun 5, 1953 - Mrs Janie Smith Dies at Home Here After Long Illness
> >
> > Mrs Janie Smith, for several years a resident of Calico Rock
> > died at her home here Saturday, following a long illness. She was born
in
> > this county July 17, 1888 being 64 years, ten months and 13 days of age.
> >
> > She was married to Elmer Harkleroad, who preceded her in
death
> > by several years. In January 1920 she was married to Wiley F. Smith of
> > Oxford. They moved to Calico Rock over 20 years ago. Mrs Smith was
devout
> > member of the Church of Christ.
> >
> > She is survived by her husband, Wiley F. Smith of Calico
Rock;
> > two sons, Olaf Harkleroad, Hale Center, Texas and Vaden E. Harkleroad,
> Fort
> > Smith, Ark.; two daughters, Mrs Ima Jean Bowers, Little Rock, Ark., and
> Mrs
> > Veda Estes, Wasco, Calif.; two step-sons, Kirby F. Smith, Lake View,
Ark.,
> > and Red N. Smith, Oklahoma City, Okla.; two step-daughters, Miss Marie
> > Smith, Oklahoma City and Mrs Velma Walker, Lansing, Mich.; one brother,
> John
> > W. Welch and one sister, Mrs Alice Blankenship both of Byron, Ark., and
> > eight grandchildren.
> >
> > Funeral services were conducted at the Church of Christ here
> at
> > 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon by Elder Frank Puckett. Following
graveside
> > services burial took place in Oxford Cemetery, with the Hall Funeral
> Service
> > in charge of arrangements.
> >
> > Pall bearers were: T. J. Puckett, A. H. Matthews, Hale
Garner,
> > Cecil Brumitt and Ernest Wiseman.
> >
> > -----------------------------------------
> >
> > 1930
> >
> > Smith, Wiley 49
> >
> > ----------Janie 41
> >
> > ----------Marie 21 dau
> >
> > ----------Velma 18 dau
> >
> > Harkleroad, Olaf 22 s-son
> >
> > ----------------Veda 13 s-dau
> >
> > ----------------Vaden 17 s-son
> >
> >
> >
> > 1920 shows S. Janie Harkleroad head of house with 4 children. Bessie
born
> > about 1910 isn't listed in the 1930. My Welch information says Janie had
2
> > boys and 2 girls and one didn't live.
> >
> >
> >
> > Sarah Jane Welch's parents were John L. M. Welch and Frances Pinkston.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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