Joseph P. BLANKENSHIP1,2
HAIRSTON.org ID#7356, b. January 1884
|Father*||John BLANKENSHIP1 b. a 1862|
|Mother*||Sena HIGDON b. a 1855|
|Birth*||Joseph P. BLANKENSHIP was born in January 1884 in Louisiana.1,2|
|He was the son of John BLANKENSHIP and Sena HIGDON.1|
|Census 1900||Joseph P. BLANKENSHIP appeared on the 1900 census of Jacob W. HIGDON on 14 July 1900 in Ward 3, Winn Parish, Louisiana; Jacob W Higdon 48, Nancy F 41, Julia B. 16, Burch 15, Ida E. 14, Morris B. 12, Andrew J. 0, Joseph P. Blankenship 16 (nephew).2|
|Census 1910||Joseph P. 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.1|
The 1860 Federal Census for Robert Daniel Higdon: The 1860 census of R. D. Higdon shows a male "J. Higdon 18" and female "J. Higdon 5". If you compare the handwriting you can see that the daughter's name starts with an "S", not a "J". Also, the family listed next to R. D. Higdon is F. Blankenship.
The 1900 Census for Jacob W. Higdon is on 2 census pages as follows: In 1900 Federal Census, Joseph P. Blankenship, the son of John and Sena Blankenship, is listed as the nephew of Jacob W. Higdon, the son of Robert Daniel Higdon. Therefore, Jacob W. Higdon had a sister who married a Blankenship and they had a son named Joseph Blankenship. The father of Jacob W. Higdon and Sena Higdon Blankenship was Robert D. Higdon.2,3,4
- [S1910] 1910 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.
- [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
|Last Edited||3 Feb 2022|