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||Ralph Blankenship Sr settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.|
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- Ralph Blankenship was born about 1662 in England.
- Arrived in 1686 or 1687. His name is listed with 90 white persons and 70 negros as a headright of Richard Kennon in a petition for an 8000 acre land grant.
- Married by 1690 to Martha Clay. Her maiden name is somewhat speculative as no marriage records have been found. However, two of the Clay brothers who also were children of Charles Clay (1636-1686) and Hannah Wilson (1642-1706) appeared on the death inventory and will of Ralph Blankenship and that of Martha's second husband, Edward Stanley indicating a probable familial connection.
- Richard Blankenship, born about 1691, died after 1768, Goochland County, Virginia
- William Blankenship, born about 1693, died April 1745, Henrico County, Virginia
- John Blankenship, born about 1695, died April 09, 1754, Chesterfield County, Virginia
- Ann Blankenship, born about 1695, died about 1763
- James Blankenship, born about 1698, died May 23, 1749, Chesterfield County, Virginia
- Ralph Blankenship, Jr, born about 1700, died November 1754, Chesterfield County, Virginia
- Blankenship, Gayle King. 1995 Blankenship Ancestors: Agee Dunn Johnston Jones Ligon Moseley Perdue White, Published by Gayle K. Blankenship, Poquoson, Virginia
- ↑ Deposition in Henrico on April 2, 1695 that he was about 33 years of age; Henrico W&D 1688-97:577
- ↑ Henrico Order Book 1678-1793:362
- ↑ W&D 1725-37:115
- WikiTree profile was created on March 4, 2011 through the import of THWEATT43.GED.
- WikiTree profile was created through the import of Bwiki.ged on April 3, 2011.
- WikiTree profile Blankenship-539 created through the import of HoulgateExportLegacy2012.ged on June 18, 2012 by Laurence Houlgate.
- WikiTree profile Blankenship-548 created through the import of JOSEPH~1.GED on July 14, 2012 by Joseph Stalnaker.
- WikiTree profile Blankenship-646 created through the import of Griffin-Stade Family Tree_2012-11-26.ged on November 27, 2012 by Dan Thompson.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ralph by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Ralph:
- John Roberts : Family Tree DNA Family Finder, GEDMatch F100137, FTDNA kit #100137
- Sally (Bankson) Bingman : Family Tree DNA Family Finder, FTDNA kit #234132
- Moris Roberts : Family Tree DNA Family Finder, GEDMatch F266987, FTDNA kit #266987
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On 9 Jan 2017 at 21:10 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
Thanks, Cindy Williams Lesure
On 4 Nov 2016 at 16:25 GMT Laurence Houlgate wrote:
On 1 Nov 2016 at 03:57 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
Thanks, Cindy Williams Lesure
On 30 Jul 2016 at 13:19 GMT Dan Thompson wrote:
On 20 Oct 2014 at 17:01 GMT David Wilson wrote:
The signatures of Henry and Charles clay on the death instrutments of Ralph Blankenship and Edward Stanley may have been nothing more than the fact that they were good neighbors. When we see the Clay names on Ralph Blankinship's death inventory and on the will of Edward Stanley, Martha's second husband, it suggests to me Martha had no kinfolk living in Virginia and therefore she relied exclusively on good neighbors to witness her husbands' wills. " http://www.blankenshipweb.com/don.blankenship/BlankenshipOrigins1.pdf
see pg. 928
On 28 Sep 2014 at 04:52 GMT David Wilson wrote:
http://www.blankenshipweb.com/don.blankenship/BlankenshipOrigins1.pdf (this is a very large and sourced file that takes time to load,)
On 26 Sep 2014 at 22:08 GMT David Wilson wrote:
Ralph is 18 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 17 degrees from Dorothy Coakley, 22 degrees from Virgil Grissom, 23 degrees from Ayn Rand and 19 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.