When William J. Blanton was born in 1835, in Georgia, United States, his father, Redden Joseph Blanton, was 23 and his mother, Emaline Stanford, was 18. He married Elizabeth Carter in 1859. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hillardsville, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Brundidge, Pike, Alabama, United States in 1947. He died in August 1864, in Henry, Alabama, United States, at the age of 29.
English (Staffordshire): variant of Blanthorn, a name of uncertain origin that was current in 16th- and 17th-century Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire. Compare Blanding .
History: William, a son of Ralf Blanton, was born in Upton on Severn, Worcestershire, in 1611, and died in Boston, MA, in 1662. Ralph is recorded in Upton on Severn in 1610–14 with the surnames Blanter, Blanterne, and Blanten.
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