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Comment by AM Brandenburg on July 1, 2012 at 8:40am

Hello, so happy to see Blankenship Group. I am searching for Blankenships that are related to Blanton, Hall, Greer, and Stankavich families, thanks AM

Comment by Charlie Vines on August 23, 2011 at 9:56am



I don't know anything about the Indian heritage. 

We would be at best very distant cousins (6th, 7th, or 8th cousins).  And that would only be if George W was the son of Stanton Blankenship.  Stanton had several sons that have not been identified yet (based on the 1810-1840 censuses).  Check out Stanton's page at

At this time, I would have to say there is a slight change we are related, but there is no way to show how.


Comment by Rubie Cox on August 15, 2011 at 4:44pm
If you have  then look up  my family tree there ok.
Comment by Rubie Cox on August 15, 2011 at 4:33pm

Daniels Family Tree |


George Washington Blankenship
Birth 1811inTazwell Tenn

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Comment by Rubie Cox on August 15, 2011 at 4:23pm
I'll send you a link to the  census that I have on them ok.
Comment by Rubie Cox on August 15, 2011 at 4:22pm

Thank you  Charlie

That is way more information than I have :)      Do you know anything about the Indian heritage  that we have through the Blankenship side of the family?  I have Milford's death certificate but haven't found any for the others yet.  Are you my first cousin?  How are we related to each other?  I am interested in learning as much as I can about our family heritage.  :)    Lizzie Florence told me in 1961  when I was 11 yrs old that she has an Indian Roll number  but I still haven't found it.  At that time she thought that I would not be able to keep up with it because I was a child.

Comment by Charlie Vines on August 15, 2011 at 9:55am


Do you have census images for these guys.  I found the images listed at the link below.  If you would like them, send me your e-mail address and I will send them to your.

Comment by Charlie Vines on August 15, 2011 at 9:43am



Since I don't know what you have, I will post what I find.  The following is from the Blankenship-Lossing Family Website.


This is info on George with Robert A and Lizzie listed.


Comment by Charlie Vines on August 15, 2011 at 9:36am



I do go to  I will do some digging to see if I can find anything.  My wife's g-g-g-grandmother was a Blankenship (Mickey Austin Blankenship (daughter of Stanton Blankenship and Susannah Perdue) who married Delaney Dodson Vaden).

Comment by Rubie Cox on August 15, 2011 at 12:56am

George W. Blankenship  1811 Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

Robert A. Blankenship DOD  April 1933 (?)  Tennessee

Florence Blankenship (Cox)  DOB 1877  Pleasant View, Whitley, Kentucky

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