Alva Merle Blanton

8 December 1924–8 December 2010 (Age 86)
Algoma, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alva Merle

When Alva Merle Blanton was born on 8 December 1924, in Algoma, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, his or her father, Denver Mitchell Blanton, was 31 and his or her mother, Savannah Smith, was 29. He or she lived in Beat 1, Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He or she died on 8 December 2010, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Houston, Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States.

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Denver Mitchell Blanton
Savannah Smith
Garland D Blanton
Marlin Doyle Blanton
Marland D Blanton
Barbara S Carnes
Alva Merle Blanton
Dewey Bennett Blanton
William Blanton

Parents and Siblings



    Garland D Blanton



    Marland D Blanton


    Barbara S Carnes



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World Events (8)

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 1

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. It has been suggested that it might be an altered form of Scottish Ballantine , but the distribution and variants (including Blanding ) make it more probable that it is an altered form of a French original.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ava Merrell Blanton in household of D Marlene Blanton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alva M Blanton in household of Denver M Blanton, "United States Census, 1930"

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