Elizabeth Kelso Blalock

Female1863–24 January 1939

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Kelso

When Elizabeth Kelso Blalock was born in 1863, her father, Richard Womack Blalock, was 48 and her mother, Emily Catherine Price, was 41. She married William H. Hensley on 23 March 1880, in Harrison, Texas, United States. She lived in Police Jury Ward 5, Webster, Louisiana, United States in 1900. She died on 24 January 1939, in Marshall, Harrison, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hallsville, Harrison, Texas, United States.

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William H. Hensley
Elizabeth Kelso Blalock
Marriage: 23 March 1880

Sources (8)

  • Lizzie Hensly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L K Blalock, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Kelso Blalock - burial: ; Hallsville, Harrison, Texas, United States

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  • Marriage
    23 March 1880Harrison, Texas, United States
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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

    Age 2

    "On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""


    Age 23

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Blacklock .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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