Amanda M F W Blankenship

17 January 1827–7 January 1899 (Age 72)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amanda M F W

Amanda M F W Blankenship was born on 17 January 1827, in Kentucky, United States. She married Alfred M Gustin in 1850, in Clinton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 January 1899, in Platte, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ridgely Community Cemetery, Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred M Gustin
1810–1890
Amanda M F W Blankenship
1827–1899
Marriage: 1850
Milton Clay Gustin
1853–1937
Melissa Gustin
1855–1880
Martha Ellen Gustin
1857–1949
Laura B Gustin
1860–1932
Johnnie Gustin
1862–1863
William A Gustin
1865–1876
George A Gustin
1866–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1850
Clinton, Missouri, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 2

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 3

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 23

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Gustin in household of Alfred Gustin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Gustin in household of Alfred Gustin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda M W Blankenship in entry for Alfred Gustin, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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