Margaret B. Blankenship

27 October 1881–31 March 1953 (Age 71)
Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Margaret B.

When Margaret B. Blankenship was born on 27 October 1881, in Fannin, Texas, United States, her father, James H. Blankenship, was 37 and her mother, Laura Alice McCommas, was 37. She died on 31 March 1953, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James H. Blankenship
Laura Alice McCommas
Lou E Blankenship
R. H. L. Blankenship
Sarah Jane Blankenship
S J Blankenship
Rebecca Ann Blankenship
G A Blankenship
Robert Taylor Blankenship
Margaret B. Blankenship

Parents and Siblings

    James H. Blankenship


    Laura Alice McCommas




    Lou E Blankenship


    Sarah Jane Blankenship


    S J Blankenship



    G A Blankenship


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Blankenship in household of James H Blankenship, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie B Craig, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maggie Blankenship - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Maggie Blankenship

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