Surname/tag: Blakeney, Hodges
The following notes pertain to Blakeney, Luther H. Hodges, Jr, Phoenix Press, Blowing Rock, NC. 39 Pages., copyright 2017. The booklet features these items of interest to genealogists.
• 13 photographs • a photocopied marriage license for Rochel Edward Blakeney and Margaret Anne Houston. • Forward by William Covington Parker. • Introduction. • Section on the Blakeney’s who emigrated from England and Ireland to the United States. • Section titled “The Blakeney Memorial,” pertaining to memorials to Revolutionary War Blakeneys. • Section titled “The Blakeney Sisters,” pertaining to the author’s mother , her parents, and her five sisters. • Section titled “The Origins of the Blakeneys,” with acknowledgement of Anne Batty, Family Discovery Genealogy, England. • Section titled “Hodges: From Ireland, Also”. • “About the Author”. Following the common genealogical convention that a person can be considered a primary source for data on his immediate family, and that that memory can also be relied on for the names of grandparents, (except where actual documents are included or cited) the booklet will be of interest to genealogists primarily for data on the birth family of the author, however with additional, noteworthy, biographical information relating to the birth family of the author’s mother (Martha Blakeney Hodges).