Tombstone Tuesday: Aunt Blanche

3 December 2013 Family Stories

When Blanche Hemphill, my great-aunt, was born on 22 December 1898, in Murray County, Georgia, her father, James, was 19 and her mother, Alice, was 21. She married Marvin Eakes Stanford on 13 Apr 1919 in Murray County. She died on 3 January 1977, in Floyd County, Georgia, at the age of 78. Eakes was […]

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Aunt Blanche – Wordless Wednesday

25 April 2012 Photos

Blanche (Hemphill) Stanford, my grandfather’s eldest sister.

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On this date. . .the 13th of April

13 April 2011 On this date

Births Rhoda Callie Butler was born in 1883 in North Carolina. Marriages William Holt and Susannah Barbara Whitener were married in 1848 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Blanche Geneva Hemphill and M. Eakes Stanford were married in 1919 in Murray County, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 3rd of January

3 January 2011 On this date

Deaths Silas Ellis died in 1873 in Blount County, Alabama. Blanche G. (Hemphill) Stanford died in 1977 in Floyd County, Georgia. Marriages Anna Debord and Hiram W. Searcy were married in 1824 in Rutherford County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandparents). Ruby V. Kendrick and J. D. Sanford were married in 1941 in Murray County, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 22nd of December

22 December 2010 On this date

Births Blanche G. (Hemphill) Stanford was born in 1898, probably in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Naomi (Burk) Pepper died in 1824 in Indiana. Mary Ann (Hemphill) McEntire died in 1898 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Carrie L. Nichols and William Luther Roberts were married in 1904 in Whitfield County, Georgia.

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