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Searching for descendents of James Samuel Blakeney (b 15 May 1870, Fayette Co. AL) and Nora P. Fairless (1880 - 1968). Nora was the daughter of Nicholas Lee Fairless and Anna Elizabeth "Betsey" Duboise, who lived in Prentiss Co. MS. Members of this family migrated to Arkansas and Texas. It is said that Nora and James Blakeney married in Arkansas, possibly around 1895. In 1900 they are found living in Johnson Co. Texas. Their children were Laura (died young), John Nicholas (married Eunice White), Ruth, and Bobby Lee (1913-2000, married John Elmer Carnes). They lived around Altus, Oklahoma, and in the late 1920's and 1930's the family was living around Harlingen in Cameron Co. Texas.
Children of John Nicholas Blakeney and Eunice White are: Laura Lee, Darrell, Yolanda, and James Donivan.