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Thomas Blakeney (1835-1908)
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Born: 3 Jan 1835 Montgomery County Tennessee.
Married: (1) Almarinda Joslin (1836-1892) on 20 Dec 1855 in Alcorn County Mississippi. 2
Married: (2) Edna Francis Grass (1872-1948) on 17 Jan 1893 in Mississippi. 1
Died: 8 Jun 1908 Burnsville, Mississippi. 1
Buried: Burnsville Cemetery Burnsville, Mississippi.
View Headstone/Memorial at www.findagrave.com

Hugh Blakeney
1771-1845
John Blakeney
Abt 1800-Bet 1850 and 1860
Isabella (Ibby)
Abt 1777-Aft 1860
Thomas Blakeney
3 Jan 1835-8 Jun 1908
Civil War - Union John Wilson
1780-Aft 1850
Winifred Wilson
1807-1879
Sarah
1784-Aft 1850

Spouse and Children

      Almarinda Joslin

      Edna Francis Grass


Brothers and Sisters

Thomas was a confederate prisoner (26th Mississippi Infantry) at Fort Delaware when he joined the 3rd Maryland Cavalry USA. He enlisted September 18, 1863 as a private and was promoted to hospital steward August 1, 1864. After the war he filed a claim for property that was taken by the federal army during the war.3 1 4 5 6 7

Sources:

  1. Benjamin Blakeney Pension File
  2. Ancestry.com. Mississippi, Compiled Marriage Index,1776-1935
  3. Thomas Blakeney's Civil War Service File-Confederate & Union
  4. 1890 Federal Census, Veterans Schedule
  5. Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for MilitaryVeterans, 1925-1963
  6. History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5
  7. www.Fold3.com - Southern Claims - Barred and Disallowed


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