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Re: Samuel T Foster
Posted by: Wbh (ID *****1115) Date: May 14, 2012 at 21:38:53
In Reply to: Samuel T Foster by Katherine Leckie of 14211

Isiah Foster first shows up in the 1920 census of Pemiscot county, Missouri:
Household Gender Age
Head Samuel T Foster M 33y born Tennessee
Spouse Alpha Foster F 25y born Tennessee
Child Arless A Foster M 7y born Missouri
Child Isiah Foster M 6y born Missouri
Child Eddie Foster M 4y3m born Missouti
George Blankenship M 20y born Tennessee
The 1920 census record is here:

By 1930 the family is living at Little River, Pemiscot, Missouri:
Household Gender Age
Head Taylor Foster M 43
Spouse Alpha Foster F 38
Child Ules Foster M 17
Child Isaiah Foster M 16
Child Eddie Foster M 14
The 1930 census record is here:

Alpha Blankenship first shows up in the 1900 census of Civil District 12, Weakley, Tennessee:
Household Gender Age
Head Ples C Blankenship M born feb 1863 Tennessee
Spouse Amanda C Blankenship F born Oct 1872 Tennessee, married 9 years, mother of 5 children
Child Albert H Blankenship M born May 1892 Tennessee
Child Alpha J Blankenship F born Nov 1893 Tennessee
Child Alfred C Blankenship M born Nov 1895 Tennessee
Child Alvin R Blankenship M born Nov 1897 Tennessee
Child Carrie K Blankenship F born Mar 1900 Tennessee
Child James L Blankenship M born Jul 1885 Tennessee
Mother-in-law Amanda K Riggs F born Jul 1848 Tennessee
Sister-in-law Emma J Riggs F born Feb 1878 Tennessee
The 1900 census record is here:

I suspect that Amanda Riggs Blankenship is a second wife and that James L Blankenship was the son of the first wife.

In the 1910 census of Hayti, Pemiscot, Missouri, Taylor Foster is living with the Blankenship family, but he and Alpha have not yet married:
Household Gender Age
Head C Blankenship M 48y
Spouse Maudy C Blankenship F 38y
Child Albert Blankenship M 17y
Child Alpha Blankenship F 16y
Child Alfred Blankenship M 14y
Child Clara Blankenship F 10y
Child Marvin Blankenship M 8y
Child Hubert Blankenship M 5y
Taylor Foster M 21y
The 1910 census is here:

There is a 6 August 1891 marriage for Amanda A. Riggs and D. Blankenship at Decatur county, Tennessee. The marriage record is here:

Pleasant C Blankenship shows up in the 1870 census of 15th Civil District, Henderson, Tennessee, as the youngest son of Sarah Blankenship:
Household Gender Age
Sarah J Blankenship F 32y
Malinda E Blankenship F 13y
Mary E Blankenship F 11y
Nancy J Blankenship F 9y
Pleasant C Blankenship M 7y
The 1870 census record is here:

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