Louisa Paralee Pollock

2 August 1854–13 January 1904 (Age 49)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Louisa Paralee

When Louisa Paralee Pollock was born on 2 August 1854, her father, Benjamin A. Pollock, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Caroline Blankenship, was 30. She married John W Blankenship on 12 November 1880, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Richmond, Bedford, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 6, Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 13 January 1904, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Franklin, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W Blankenship
Louisa Paralee Pollock
Marriage: 12 November 1880
Walter Marion Blankenship Sr
James Oscar Blankenship
John Roy Blankenship

Spouse and Children

12 November 1880
Giles, Tennessee, United States


    Walter Marion Blankenship Sr


    James Oscar Blankenship


    John Roy Blankenship


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 8

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 14

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, apparently so named from a diminutive of a British cognate of Gaelic poll ‘pool’, ‘pit’. The surname is also common in northeastern Ulster.2 German: ethnic name for someone from Poland.3 Americanized form of Jewish Polak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa P Blankenship in household of John Blankenship, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Parlee Pollock in household of John Blankinship, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Paralea Pollock in household of Benjamin Pollock, "United States Census, 1870"

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