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Martha Pinkston (1830-1900)
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Born: 1830 Tennessee.
Married: (1) Green Berry Smothers (1826-1856) the son of Jacob Smothers (1788-1864) and Nancy (1787-1860) on 22 Oct 1845 in Carroll County Tennessee. 3
Married: (2) Benjamin Blakeney (1826-1864) the son of John Blakeney (1800-1860) and Winifred Wilson (1807-1879) on 10 Mar 1861 in Carroll County Tennessee. 4 2
Died: 17 Aug 1900 Carroll County Tennessee. 1 2
Buried: Antioch Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee.
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Zachariah Pinkston
Abt 1808-Bet 1877 and 1880

Martha Pinkston
1830-17 Aug 1900

Abt 1811-Bet 1860 and 1866

Spouse and Children

      Green Berry Smothers

      Benjamin Blakeney

Brothers and Sisters

Martha's son and husband fought in the Civil War. Martha received a Civil War widow's pension.


  1. Carroll County Tennessee Cemetery Records, Vol I,198,1Compiled by Edwin and Clella Mae Carter
  2. Benjamin Blakeney Pension File
  3. Carroll County Transcribed Marriage Record, pg 121
  4. Carroll County Marriage Record, pg 25

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