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  • ID: I69764
  • Name: Elijah Blackshear
  • Given Name: Elijah
  • Surname: Blackshear
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 Jan 1819
  • Death: 1892
  • _UID: 2DFB1083E5B95F44AF2D47097242B78619E1
  • Change Date: 12 Jan 2012 at 18:27
  • Note:
    1. He arrived in Alabama with his parents about 1823. M. Nancy Sykes on 11 Dec 1842 in Henry County, Alabama. (Nancy was a sister to Susannah Sykes who married Joseph Blackshear, the brother of Elijah. Nancy was born 11 Aug 1828 and d. 06 Jun 1906.
    2. The children were all born in Midland City, Henry County, Ala. Elijah was a Henry County Pioneer and was a farmer while living in Henry County, Alabam. He and Nancy, along with children Jess, William, Jasper, Jason, Mary, Eliza, Jane, and Rebecca, moved from Henry County to Texas. While there farming continued to be Elijah's occupation. He later moved his family to Louisiana. Son, Jeff, settled on the Red River near Colfax and owned two large plantations. Son, William married and settled near Monroe, Louisiana. Some of the others settled near Rochell, Louisiana. Eli
    3. Cit. Raines vol. S. p. 24. Ls. Mrs. Lilyan Burt, Columbia, Miss., 1953. W. Maurice Blackshear, Panama City, Fla., 1953. Henry Co., Ala. Census 1860.
    Valerie Adams, League City, Texas, James D. Allen, Missouri City, Texas Sep 2001
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    ELIJAH BLACKSHEAR, b. 17 Jan 1819 in Georgia. D. 1892. Son of Randolph "Randall" Blackshear and Catherine Anglin. He arrived in Alabama with his parents about 1823. M. Nancy Sykes on 11 Dec 1842 in Henry County, Alabama. (Nancy was a sister to Susannah Sykes who married Joseph Blackshear, the brother of Elijah. Nancy was born 11 Aug 1828 and d. 06 Jun 1906.. Issue: No. (1) Mary, b. 22 Oct 1844, m. Alex Mobley of Midland City, Ala (2) Alexander, b. 7 May 1846, lived in Live Oak, Fla., No. (3) William Wesley, b. about 1848, m. a McClendon. No. (4) Rozana, b. 3 Dec 1850, No. (5) Rebecca (Frances), m. a Street. No. (6) Nancy Mazura, b. 17 May 1852. No. (7) Jane Cinthy , b. 13 Feb 1855, m. a Cooper Harris. No. (8) Jefferson, b. 17 Feb 1858, lived in Texas and Louisiana . No. (9) Jason, b. 4 Sep 1860 and lived in Texas and Louisiana. No. (10) William Byrd, b. 01 Sep 1862, d. 31 Mar 1939 and lived in Texas and Louisiana. No. (11) Jasper Reddick., b. 13 Oct 1865 in Midland City, Ala., d. 9 Nov 1936, lived in Texas and Louisiana. No. (12) Eliza M., b. 04 Jan 1869. The children were all born in Midland City, Henry County, Ala. Elijah was a Henry County Pioneer and was a farmer while living in Henry County, Alabam. He and Nancy, along with children Jess, William, Jasper, Jason, Mary, Eliza, Jane, and Rebecca, moved from Henry County to Texas. While there farming continued to be Elijah's occupation. He later moved his family to Louisiana. Son, Jeff, settled on the Red River near Colfax and owned two large plantations. Son, William married and settled near Monroe, Louisiana. Some of the others settled near Rochell, Louisiana. Eli
    Cit. Raines vol. S. p. 24. Ls. Mrs. Lilyan Burt, Columbia, Miss., 1953. W. Maurice Blackshear, Panama City, Fla., 1953. Henry Co., Ala. Census 1860.
    Valerie Adams, League City, Texas, James D. Allen, Missouri City, Texas Sep 2001




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

    Marriage 1 Nancy Sikes b: 11 Aug 1823 in AL
    • Married: 11 Dec 1842
    • Change Date: 12 Jan 2012
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Blackshear b: 22 Oct 1844 in Midland City, AL
    2. Has No Children Alexander Blackshear b: 7 May 1846 in Midland City, AL
    3. Has Children William Wesley Blackshear b: 3 Feb 1847 in Henry, AL
    4. Has Children Frances Rebecca Blackshear b: 18 Feb 1849 in Midland City, AL
    5. Has No Children Rozana 7 3 Blackshear b: 3 Dec 1850 in Midland City, AL
    6. Has No Children Nancy Mazura Blackshear b: 17 May 1852 in Midland City, AL
    7. Has No Children Jane Cinthy Blackshear b: 13 Feb 1855 in Midland City, AL
    8. Has No Children Jefferson Blackshear b: 17 Feb 1858 in Midland City, AL
    9. Has No Children Jason Blackshear b: 4 Sep 1860 in Midland City, AL 7 3
    10. Has Children William Byrd Blackshear b: 1 Sep 1862 in Midland City, AL
    11. Has Children Jasper Reddick Blackshear b: 13 Oct 1865 in Midland City, AL
    12. Has No Children Eliza M. Blackshear b: 4 Jan 1869 in Midland City, AL
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