The Blanton's of Bakersfield

BLANTON ANCESTRY

"The Tennessee Waltz is dedicated to my 3rd great-grandfather John Blanton, he has been "waltzing" family historians around TN for a real long time :D"

DIRECT LINEAGE OF JENELLE BLANTON~WILCOX

John Blanton

b. 1760  VA or NC m. Unknown d. 1840 ~ Clarksville, Red River County, Republic of Texas

Sons:Benjamin, Elijah, Elisha, David, (Issac ?)

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David Blanton

b. 1799 TN  m. Susanna Snow 1824 AL. d. Texas

Children: Tommy, Mary Ann "polly", John Martin, Margaret Tabitha, Zilpha, Elsie/Alcey, Mehulda (Hulda), James Elijah, David Robert, Amanda Susanna (Mandy), Novie, Sarah Eveline.

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David Robert Blanton

b, 1844 MS m. Louisa Jane Adamson 1869 TX d. 1894 TX

Children:Susan Ellen, Novie, Mary Ann, Alonzo, David Elijah, Dora Augusta, Martha Josephine (Josey), Alyce Viola (Ola), Jesse Theodore, Annie Florence, Luther Hillard.

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David Elijah Blanton

b. 1877 TX m. Zada CREECH  1903 Texas d. 1921 TX

Children: Edna, Henry, Virgil, David

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David William Blanton

b. 1911 Taylor Co., TX   m. Lenora Dillon  TX 

d. December 28, 2004 Bakersfield, California

Children: Gerald David, Beverly Ann, Jenelle, a Sister still living

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Mrs. Jenelle Blanton~Wilcox m. Gary Wilcox Bakersfield, California.

Still living