Willie Allen Blankenship

23 September 1893–14 July 1954 (Age 60)
Hazen, Prairie, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Willie Allen

When Willie Allen Blankenship was born on 23 September 1893, in Hazen, Prairie, Arkansas, United States, his father, Allen Howard Blankinship, was 39 and his mother, Martha Olivia Hopper, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lucile Phelps. He lived in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1954, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Little Rock National Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States.

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Willie Allen Blankenship
Lucile Phelps
William Joseph "Billy Joe" Blankenship
Paula Blankenship

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Allen Howard Blankinship


    Martha Olivia Hopper




    Estus Blankenship


    Minnie Blankenship


    Nannie Blankenship


    Hattie Blankenship


    Winnie Blankenship


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

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.

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)

  • William A Blankenship, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Blankenship, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Blankenship in household of Allen H Blankenship, "United States Census, 1920"

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