Nellie (Blakeney) Carpenter
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Nellie Mae (Blakeney) Carpenter (1890 - 1963)

Nellie Mae Carpenter formerly Blakeney
Born in Westville, Vermillion Co., ILmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 25 Dec 1910 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Wife of — married 2 May 1923 in Danville, Vermilion Co., ILmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Apr 2012
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Nellie was born in 1890. Nellie Blakeney ... She passed away in 1963. [1]

Mrs. Nellie May Carpenter, 74, of Chrisman, died at 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 1963 in the Adkins Nursing Home at Charleston where she had been a patient one month. She had resided most of her life in Chrisman. Born July 7, 1889, in Westville, she was the daughter of Harvey and Elizabeth Galbreath Blakeney. She was married to LeRoy Carpenter who survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Salts of Dana, IN, Mrs. Myra Sheldon of Bloomington, IL , Mrs. Luella Newlin of Fithian, Mrs. Gladys Sides of Congerville, IL, and Mrs. Thelma Bryant of Santa Monica, CA. Also two sons, Lyman of Beaumont, TX., and LeRoy of Siloam Springs, AR; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Vasser and Mrs. Edna Rice both of Westville; 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The body is at the Scott Funeral Home in Chrisman. Nellie Mae also married on 25 Dec 1910 in Danville, Vermilion, IL, Robert Lee Bryant, son of Stevens Bryant and Margaret Ann White, who was born 8 Jul 1890 in Madison, KY. Robert Lee died on 11 Jan 1923 in Vermilion, IL and was buried on 13 Jan 1923 in Sandusky Cemetery, Westville, Vermilion Co., IL. Yates-709 21:28, 12 April 2012 (EDT)


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  1. Entered by Ronald Yates, Apr 12, 2012

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