WNC Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 16 Feb 2011
Presley Blankenship       +       Frances Ross                  George Koon + Annaster Owenby                    
1767     -         1820              1775 - 1855                      1778 - 1860             1785 - 1804
Chesterfield Co VA  Yancy Co NC     Franklin Va  Yancey Co NC            Sevier TN  Rutherford NC        Rutherford NC
                                     
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                 Barnett Blankenship          +              Ruth Koon
    
  1811       -     1875                m. 1832          1813      -       1910
Rutherford NC             Yancey NC                                         Rutherford NC         Yancey NC
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Jonas K. Blankenship (Nancy Allen), 1834 - after 1870
                                   
Govan M. Blankenship (Sally Blankenship Ray), 1837-1898
                                   
Frances J. "Franky" Blankenship (Ephraim Mannon Shepherd, Jonathan Banks), 1839 - 1915
                                   
Presley D. Blankenship (Martha Louisa Ray, Sara Sally Banks), 1842 - 1896
                                   George A. Blankenship, 1844 - ?
                                   Miller T. Blankenship (Cordelia Austin), 1849 - ?
                                   Calvin Blankenship (
Margaret Elkins), 1854 - 1922

Sources:  Stephen A. Shepherd, "Descendants of Presley Blankensip";
   Ancestry.com's OneWorldTree; Riley/O'Reilly family tree; Ledford family tree;
   NC Death Certificate, Calvin Blankenship, Swain Co NC, 1922;