Robert Kent Blankenship

18 May 1909–5 April 1990 (Age 80)
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Kent

When Robert Kent Blankenship was born on 18 May 1909, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Harriston Blankenship, was 23 and his mother, Ellen Luvena Elizabeth Alls, was 38. He married Fannie Belle Munsey before 1935, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Blacksburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Clear Fork Magisterial District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. In 1940, at the age of 31, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Clear Fork Magisterial District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States. He died on 5 April 1990, in New Castle, Craig, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New Castle, Craig, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Kent Blankenship
1909–1990
Fannie Belle Munsey
1917–2009
Marriage: before 1935
Kenneth Allison Blankenship
1935–2012
Maynard Lee Blankenship
1937–1993
Alpha Jean Blankenship
1948–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1935
Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Male1935–2012Male

    Maynard Lee Blankenship

    Male1937–1993Male

    Alpha Jean Blankenship

    Female1948–1983Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1909–1990Male

    Roy Blankenship

    Male1910–1983Male

    Mary L. Blankenship

    Female1912–Female

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1924 · Name changed to Bluefield

Age 15

The town of Graham changed it name to Bluefield in 1924.
1931

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Robert K Blankinship in household of Bob Blanknship, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert K Blankenship in household of Robert H Blankenship, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert K Blankinship in household of Robert Blankinship, "United States Census, 1930"

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