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Descendants of Thomas BLANTON

First Generation

1.	Thomas BLANTON was born in Lancashire Co., England. He died 1697 in Essox Co., Virginia.
Ref- Mrs. Lucille Carter Papers.
Thomas married (1) Jane MAGUFFEY.
They had the following children:
	+	2	M	i.	John BLANTON was born about 1676.
		3	M	ii.	William BLANTON was born in Caroline Co., Virginia.
		4	M	iii.	Richard BLANTON was born in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia. He died 1734.
		5	M	iv.	Thomas BLANTON Jr. was born in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia.
		6	F	v.	Elizabeth BLANTON.
		7	F	vi.	Jane BLANTON.




Second Generation

2.	John BLANTON was born about 1676 in Caroline Co., Virginia.
Ref- Lucille Carter Papers
John married (1) Hannah ANDERSON.
They had the following children:
		8	M	i.	James BLANTON.
		9	M	ii.	Charles BLANTON.
	+	10	M	iii.	John William BLANTON Jr. was born 1752 and died after 1830.
		11	M	iv.	Eldridge BLANTON.
		12	M	v.	Richard BLANTON.
		13	M	vi.	Augustus Robert BLANTON.
		14	F	vii.	Elizabeth Ann BLANTON.
		15	M	viii.	Milton BLANTON.
		16	M	ix.	Lewis BLANTON.
		17	F	x.	Lucyette BLANTON.
		18	F	xi.	Betty BLANTON.
		19	F	xii.	Sallie BLANTON.
		20	F	xiii.	Linda BLANTON.




Third Generation

10.	John William BLANTON Jr. was born 1752 in Cumberland Co., Virginia. He died after 1830 in Mississippi.
Letters from Betty Jo Burchett some question if John's middle name is William.
Letters from Betty Jo Burchett some question if John's middle name is William.
John married (1) Rebecca HOBBS, daughter of Vincent HOBBS and Mary SHELBY. Rebecca was born 1745. She died 1804.
They had the following children:
		21	M	i.	Claiborn BLANTON was born about 1760.
		22	M	ii.	John BLANTON was born about 1760. He died 1840.
John married (1) Elizabeth WISEMAN.
	+	23	M	iii.	James BLANTON Sr. was born about 1773 and died 1842.
		24	M	iv.	William BLANTON was born 1774. He died about 1851.
William married (1) Susanna BROCK on 18 Aug 1811.
	+	25	M	v.	George BLANTON was born 1775 and died 1860.
		26	M	vi.	Isaac BLANTON was born 1784. He died 1865.
Isaac married (1) Mary GUINN on 27 May 1821.
		27	M	vii.	David BLANTON was born about 1784.
		28	M	viii.	Vincent BLANTON was born 1790. He died 1884.
Vincent married (1) Sarah MARSHALL on 1814.
		29	M	ix.	Abner BLANTON was born 1795.
Abner married (1) Nancy.
		30	M	x.	Joshua BLANTON was born 1801. He died after 1880.
Joshua married (1) Bethania HARMON.
		31	M	xi.	Absolom BLANTON was born 1802.
Absolom married (1) Cynthia PRATT on 16 Apr 1825.
		32	M	xii.	Ezekiel BLANTON was born 1807.
Ezekiel married (1) Sarah COPELAND.
		33	M	xiii.	Richard BLANTON.

John also married (2) Christine GWIN.



Fourth Generation

23.	James BLANTON Sr. was born about 1773 in Virginia. He died 1842 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 426.
James married (1) Sarah DAVIS on 25 Jun 1799.
They had the following children:
		34	M	i.	James Henderson BLANTON Jr. was born about 1814 in Tennessee. He died 1880/1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 428.
James married (1) Dicy ELY, daughter of William ELY and Rebecca SAYLOR. Dicy was born Feb 1815. She died after 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 428.

James also married (2) R. SALOR.
James also married (3) Rebecca SAYLOR on 11 May 1832 in Harlan County, Kentucky. Rebecca was born about 1795. She died after 1865 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 426.

James and Rebecca had the following children:
		35	F	ii.	Rebecca BLANTON was born Nov 1832. She died after 1900 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 429.
Rebecca married (1) James Harrison COLDIRON, son of William "Bill" COLDIRON and Leah LEWIS. James was born about 1829.
		36	F	iii.	Mary A. BLANTON was born about 1835 in Harlan County, Kentucky.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 430.
Mary married (1) John JOSEPH Jr., son of John JOSEPH and Usley SALYER on 8 Feb 1854 in Johnson County, Kentucky. John was born about 1834.
Source:  "The Salyer Family", by Elizabeth L.W. Salyer, page 146.



25.	George BLANTON was born 1775. He died 1860.
George married (1) Martha SHEPARD. Martha was born 1775.
Ref- Larry K. Blanton letter.
Ref- Larry K. Blanton letter.

George and Martha had the following children:
		37	F	i.	Rachel BLANTON was born 1807 in Virginia. She died after 1880 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
Rachel married (1) Henry CANTRELL, son of Elijah CANTRELL and Peggy CONLEY on 26 Sep 1825 in Floyd County, Kentucky. Henry was born 1805 in North Carolina. He died after 1880 in Johnson County, Kentucky.
Ref- Glenn Blevens letters.
COURT TERM - 26 Sep 1825
     Rachel Blanton, Pltf;
              vs           On Recognizance for Bastardy
     Henry Cantrell, Def;
     Defendent appeared with Asa Fairchild, Elias Davis, and David Conley and made bond th the sum of 20 Pounds.
Marriage Bond - dated 26 Sep 1825 by Henry Cantrell and William Blanton  for a marriage shortly to be had between Henry Cantrell and Rachael Blanton.
       Floyd County  State of Caintucky
       This is to sertify that I have granted to the request
       of Henry
       Cantrell to wed with my daughter Rachel Blanton and
       approbate for the
       grant of licens.   23 Sep 1825    (S) George Blanton
                                          Attest: David Ross
       Floyd County  State of Caintucky
       This is to sertify that I have granted to the request
       of my son Henry Cantrell for the approbate of lisons.
           Attest: William Blanton         (S) Elijah Cantrell
                      Enoch Fairchild
Ref- Glenn Blevens letters.
COURT TERM - 26 Sep 1825
     Rachel Blanton, Pltf;
              vs           On Recognizance for Bastardy
     Henry Cantrell, Def;
     Defendent appeared with Asa Fairchild, Elias Davis, and David Conley and made bond th the sum of 20 Pounds.
Marriage Bond - dated 26 Sep 1825 by Henry Cantrell and William Blanton
for a marriage shortly to be had between Henry Cantrell and Rachael Blanton.     Floyd County  State of Caintucky
       This is to sertify that I have granted to the request
       of Henry
       Cantrell to wed with my daughter Rachel Blanton and
       approbate for the
       grant of licens.   23 Sep 1825    (S) George Blanton
                                          Attest: David Ross
       Floyd County  State of Caintucky
       This is to sertify that I have granted to the request
       of my son Henry Cantrell for the approbate of lisons.
           Attest: William Blanton         (S) Elijah Cantrell
                      Enoch Fairchild
		38	M	ii.	James H. BLANTON was born 25 Jan 1820 in Blanton Branch, 
                                         Johnson County, Kentucky. He died 5 Aug 1905 in Blanton 
                                         Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky and was buried in Blanton 
                                         Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky.
                                         Source:  Neva Blanton.
                                         James married (1) Mary "Polly" DAVIS, daughter of 
                                         Elias DAVIS and Elizabeth "Betty" CURTIS on 24 Sep 1840 
                                         in Blanton Branch, Johnson County, Kentucky. Mary was 
                                         born 8 Jul 1824 in Colvin Branch, Johnson County, 
                                         Kentucky. She died 7 Apr 1897 in Blanton Branch, 
                                         Johnson County, Kentucky.
                                         Source:  Neva Blanton.
		39	M	iii.	William BLANTON.
		40	F	iv.	Sarah Elizabeth BLANTON was born 1795 in North Carolina.
                                         Sarah married (1) James LEMASTER, son of Eleazor "Ealy" 
                                         LEMASTER and Rachel RAMEY on 22 May 1822 in Floyd Co., 
                                         Kentucky. James was born 1801 in Floyd Co., Kentucky.
                                         Source:  LeMaster notebook (by Clayton R. Cox), 
                                         individual number 33.
		41	M	v.	James H. BLANTON.
                                         James married (1) Mary (Polly) DAVIS.
		42	F	vi.	Loucinda BLANTON.
                                         Loucinda married (1) Elijah (Dide) SMITH.
		43	M	vii.	George BLANTON.
                                         George married (1) Tabitha Lawsdown FERGUSON.
		44	F	viii.	Martha BLANTON.
                                         Martha married (1) William PENNINGTON on 8 Dec 1836.
		45	F	ix.	Alsie BLANTON.
                                         Alsie married (1) Madison BLANTON.
		46	M	x.	William BLANTON.
                                         William married (1) OR Cantrell Ester PACE ELIZ..



Index

	Name	ID	Generation
	, Nancy	29S	4
	ANDERSON, Hannah	2S	2
	BLANTON, Abner	29	4
	BLANTON, Absolom	31	4
	BLANTON, Alsie	45	5
	BLANTON, Augustus Robert	13	3
	BLANTON, Betty	18	3
	BLANTON, Charles	9	3
	BLANTON, Claiborn	21	4
	BLANTON, David	27	4
	BLANTON, Eldridge	11	3
	BLANTON, Elizabeth	6	2
	BLANTON, Elizabeth Ann	14	3
	BLANTON, Ezekiel	32	4
	BLANTON, George	25	4
	BLANTON, George	43	5
	BLANTON, Isaac	26	4
	BLANTON, James Sr.	23	4
	BLANTON, James	8	3
	BLANTON, James H.	41	5
	BLANTON, James H.	38	5
	BLANTON, James Henderson Jr.	34	5
	BLANTON, Jane	7	2
	BLANTON, John	22	4
	BLANTON, John	2	2
	BLANTON, John William Jr.	10	3
	BLANTON, Joshua	30	4
	BLANTON, Lewis	16	3
	BLANTON, Linda	20	3
	BLANTON, Loucinda	42	5
	BLANTON, Lucyette	17	3
	BLANTON, Madison	45S	5
	BLANTON, Martha	44	5
	BLANTON, Mary A.	36	5
	BLANTON, Milton	15	3
	BLANTON, Rachel	37	5
	BLANTON, Rebecca	35	5
	BLANTON, Richard	33	4
	BLANTON, Richard	12	3
	BLANTON, Richard	4	2
	BLANTON, Sallie	19	3
	BLANTON, Sarah Elizabeth	40	5
	BLANTON, Thomas	1	1
	BLANTON, Thomas Jr.	5	2
	BLANTON, Vincent	28	4
	BLANTON, William	24	4
	BLANTON, William	3	2
	BLANTON, William	46	5
	BLANTON, William	39	5
	BROCK, Susanna	24S	4
	CANTRELL, Henry	37S	5
	COLDIRON, James Harrison	35S	5
	COPELAND, Sarah	32S	4
	DAVIS, Mary "Polly"	38S	5
	DAVIS, Mary (Polly)	41S	5
	DAVIS, Sarah	23S	4
	ELY, Dicy	34S	5
	FERGUSON, Tabitha Lawsdown	43S	5
	GUINN, Mary	26S	4
	GWIN, Christine	10S	3
	HARMON, Bethania	30S	4
	HOBBS, Rebecca	10S	3
	JOSEPH, John Jr.	36S	5
	LEMASTER, James	40S	5
	MAGUFFEY, Jane	1S	1
	MARSHALL, Sarah	28S	4
	PACE ELIZ., OR Cantrell Ester	46S	5
	PENNINGTON, William	44S	5
	PRATT, Cynthia	31S	4
	SALOR, R.	23S	4
	SAYLOR, Rebecca	23S	4
	SHEPARD, Martha	25S	4
	SMITH, Elijah (Dide)	42S	5
	WISEMAN, Elizabeth	22S	4