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Robert Lee Bledsoe (1880 - 1901)

Robert Lee (Roy) [uncertain] Bledsoe
Born in Tennessee, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 21 in Lincoln, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 21 Feb 2023
16:37: Melanie (Green) Armstrong edited the Status Indicators for Robert Lee Bledsoe (1880-1901). (Minor corrections. ) [Thank Melanie for this]
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Robert E. Lee Bledsoe, 1880-1901, was the son of Lewis J. and Mary E. Bledsoe. In 1896, he married Cortner Adelaide Perry (1876-1959). They had a daughter, Lula Lenora, 1897-1988. He died, aged 21, in 1901, and is buried at Bledsoe Cemetery, Lincoln County, Tennessee. Among other family buried there is his mother, and his paternal grandparents. [1] He was born in Tennessee, the son of Lewis J. Bledsoe, 1840-1923, and Mary E. Hopper, 1852-1900, who married in 1869 in Lincoln, Tennessee. [2]

In 1880, the Bledsoe family lived in Grainger, Tennessee. The household included

  • L. J. Bledsow, 40, born in Tennessee, a foreman
  • Mary Bledsow Wife. 28 , b. Alabama
  • W. T. Bledsow Son 14 Tennessee
  • Lewis Bledsow Son 12 Tennessee
  • James Bledsow Son 10 Tennessee
  • Fannie Bledsow Daughter 8 Tennessee
  • R. E. Lee Bledsow Son 4 months Tennessee
  • Laura Bradford Other 16 Tennessee, hired on farm
  • Sinr. Gully Other 18 Tennessee, hired on farm. The four eldest children were in school. [3]

research notes

  • Fact: Burial Bledsoe Cemetery, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States


  1. FindAGrave (
  2. Family Tree, with sources (
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 December 2021), R. E. Lee Bledsow in household of L. J. Bledsow, District 1, Grainger, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .

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wife Cortner Adalade (Perry) Brooks (1876 - 1959)
posted by Krisli Hyland

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