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  • ID: I69762
  • Name: Elizabeth (Betty) Blackshear
  • Given Name: Elizabeth (Betty)
  • Surname: Blackshear
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 18 Jan 1822 in Twiggs County, Georgia
  • Death: 6 Jan 1909 in Henry County, Alabama
  • _UID: 55423B79A2EAD94BB43A84829F2BC8D7588C
  • Change Date: 12 Jun 2002 at 17:19
  • Note:
    1. Arrived in Henry County, Ala in 1823 with her parents

    2. At the time of Burton WallerŁus death Elizabeth was expecting a child. This child was a son, Benjamin Jonah Waller, born 14 October 1853 in Camp Springs, Henry County, Alabama and died 27 January 1924 Kosse, Limestone County, Texas. He married Frances Louiza Allen, daughter of John Tillman Allen. She was left with many children of whom some were grown. It is told that the older Boyd and Waller sons helped earn a living and the girls worked at the house. Frances Mourning (Blackshear) Allen, a sister to Elizabeth, died in March of 1865. Her husband Matthew Tolbert Allen had been killed in the Civil War. There were five orphan children that went to live with relatives. Elizabeth took the youngest, Martha Ella Allen, who was three.

    3. Cit. Valerie J. Adams, League City, Texas, James D. Allen, Missouri City, Texas Sep 2001, History of Henry County Alabama & Cemetery Records by Mrs. Marvin Scott HenryŁus Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama Compiled by Dr. Hoyt M. Warren Information passed down to descendants by Martha Ella (Allen) Adams.

    Father: Randall Blackshear b: 25 Dec 1789 in Jones, NC
    Mother: Katherine Anglin b: in Putnam Co, Georgia

    Marriage 1 Hugh W. Boyd
    • Married: 25 Aug 1838 in Henry County, Alabama
    • Change Date: 12 Jan 2012
    1. Has No Children Randolph Boyd b: 1842 in Henry County, Alabama
    2. Has No Children Catherine Boyd b: 1844 in Alabama
    3. Has No Children Henry Boyd b: 1845 in Alabama
    4. Has No Children J. W. Boyd b: 1847 in Florida
    5. Has No Children William L. Boyd b: 1849 in Alabama

    Marriage 2 Spouse Unknown
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 12 Jan 2012

    Marriage 3 Burton Waller b: 7 Jan 1809 in Craven County, North Carolina
    • Married: 18 Dec 1852
    • Change Date: 12 Jan 2012
    1. Has No Children Jonah Waller b: 14 Oct 1853 in Henry County, Alabama
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