Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP
HAIRSTON.org ID#609, b. 20 February 1880, d. 16 March 1923
|Father*||John BLANKENSHIP1 b. a 1862|
|Mother*||Sena HIGDON2 b. a 1855|
|Birth*||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP was born on 20 February 1880 in Louisiana.3,4|
|She was the daughter of John BLANKENSHIP and Sena HIGDON.1,2|
|Census 1880||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP appeared on the 1880 census of John BLANKENSHIP on 1 June 1880 in Ward 5, Union Parish, Louisiana; John Blankenship 18 (parents born in Alabama), wife Sena 25 (she had been married to a Mr. Taylor and had 4 children; Benjamin 8, Allen 6, Travis 4 and Robert 3) and John and Sena's new daughter Mary, born in February 1880.2 |
|Marriage*||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP married Augustus G. SMITH, son of James Kesiah SMITH and Charlotte Ruth GRISHAM, on 6 February 1896 in Quachita Parrish, Louisiana.3,5|
|Census 1900||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP appeared on the 1900 census of Augustus G. SMITH on 23 June 1900 in District 92, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana; G A Smith 28 (a carpenter), Mary E Smith 20 wife (married for 4 years), Stacy B Smith 2 daughter, Ora M Smith 12 daughter.3|
|Census 1910||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP appeared on the 1910 census of Augustus G. SMITH on 16 April 1910 in Ward 6, District 56, Houston, Harris County, Texas; Augustus Smith 39 hardware proprietor, Mary Smith 30, Stacie Smith 12, Ora Smith 10, Verbenia Smith 5 and Augustus's brother-in-law Joe Blankenship.6|
|Residence*||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP and Augustus G. SMITH lived on 5 August 1917 in Waldron Blvd., Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.|
|Residence*||Mary Elizabeth BLANKENSHIP lived on 16 February 1922 in 160 Forrest Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia.|
|Death*||She died on 16 March 1923 in Baptist Hospital, Ft. Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at age 43.1,4|
|Burial*||She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.7 |
|Augustus G. SMITH b. 20 Aug 1871|
- [S51] Death Certificate.
- [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S3234] Texas Death Certificates 1903-1982, Ancestry.com.
- [S3110] Louisiana Marriages Records, 1851-1900, Provo Utah, Ancestry.com.
- [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S256] Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.
|Last Edited||18 Sep 2023|