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1. George Blackston. Born May 1807 in Pendleton District, South Carolina. Died After 1867 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Warrior Cemetery, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama..
He married Lucinda Winchester, 20 February 1841 in St. Clair County, Alabama. Born About 1826 in Alabama. Died About 1890 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
More about George:
1836-7: George Blackston is said to have migrated to Alabama about the same time as his friend, Willoughby Winchester. Possibly around 1836-7...
1850: US Census of Walker County, Alabama. (Division 11) page#278a Household#141 dwelling#141, lines 35-41. Enumerated by John B Gamble, 13 November 1850.
Blanton,(sic) George 43 M born Alabama ?
Lucinda 25 M born Alabama (m - listed in sex column.)
Jane 9 F born Alabama
Millay 7 M born Alabama
Selima 5 F born Alabama
Greenbury 4 M born Alabama
Siss 11/12 F born Alabama
BLANTON ? I think that was supposed to be an X. The original Census is VERY hard to read.
One more thing, Williby Winchester lived just a few dwellings away.
1860: US Census of Walker County, Alabama. Eastern Division, Gap Post Office (Arkadelphia), dated 27th July 1860 house hold #598 family #584
George Blackston age 53 , head , occupation: Wagoner, born in South Carolina.
Lucinda age 40 , wife , occupation: domestic, born in Alabama
Milly age 16 , dau born in Alabama
Silena age 14 , dau born in Alabama
Green B age 10 , dau born in Alabama
Catherine age 8 , dau born in Alabama
Elizabeth age 6 , dau born in Alabama
John age 4 , son born in Alabama
Caroline age 2 , dau born in Alabama
6 April 1862: High Hill, Walker County, Alabama. enlisted as a Private in Co L, 28th Regiment Alabama Infantry by Col John W Frazier. for the years of the War.
June 1862: was on list of absent or deserted.
1867: Walker County voter list. Precinct 7 : George Blackstone born May 1807 in Pendleton District, South Carolina.
1870: Walker County, Alabama. township 17, dated 27 June 1870. Jasper Post Office.
dwelling# 27 fam# 27
Blackston, George. mw 60 Farmer 200 100 SC
Jane fw 51 keeps house SC
Jackson mw 18 works on farm Al.
Hana fw 20 Ga.
Adaline fw 18 Ga.
Eliz fw 16 Al.
Eraline fw 13 Al.
Jerusia fw 11 Al.
Caroline fw 9 Al.
Polly fw 1 Al.
George raised and owned many horses. His occupation was a (Wagoner). He used his many horses for pulling heavy wagons. George owned 250 acres land near White Oak Creek in southeast Walker County. . George is buried at the foot of Willoughby Winchester in the Warrior Cemetery, where the Warrior Baptist Church once stood.
More about Lucinda:
1841: Married in St. Clair County, Alabama. But, resided in Walker County, Alabama
1850: Lived in Walker County, Alabama.
1860: See notes for George Blackston.
1870-71: Lucinda and 2 of her girls are mentioned in the records of The Black Warrior Baptist Church (Prospect), near Mullinax beat in North East Tuscaloosa County, Alabama that boarders Walker County and near the Warrior river.
1880: US Census of Lawrence County, Alabama. (Mt Hope) Beat 6.
Blackston, Lou age 53.
dau Cath age 37 (should be 27)
gson William age 7
gdau Lou age 5
gdau Susan age 3
gdau Margot age 1
dau Carriliner age 32 (should be 22),
dau Ann age 24 (should be 14)
gdau, Nancy age 4 ,
gdau Aiony ? age 2,
gdau, unnamed age 2/12.
Circa 1881: Lucinda and her children are back in Walker County, Alabama.
Lucinda Is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Walker County...
If you are standing facing the tombstone of Kathrin Blackstone, to the North is a Large Cedar tree.. On the West side of that Cedar is buried Lucinda Winchester Blackston, the cedar is planted at her feet..
Lucinda is said to be the daughter of Willoughby (Wilaby) Winchester of South Carolina. (THIS IS NOT PROVEN).
George and Lucinda had the following children:
1. Jane Blackston born Dec 1841 in Walker County, Alabama (no other info)
2. Milly B. Blackston. Born 1844 in Walker County, Alabama. (no other info)
3. Descendants of Salena Blackston Salena Blackston.
4. Descendants of Green Blackston Green Berry Blackston.
5. Siss Blackston born Dec 1849 in Walker County, Alabama (no other info)
6. Descendants of Kathryn Blackstone Kathryn "Kath" Blackston(e).
7. Descendants of Dicey Blackston Elizabeth "Dicey" Blackston.
8. Descendants of John Blackston John B Blackston.
9. Descendants of Caroline Blackston Caroline "Caline" Blackston
11. Ann Blackston. Born About 1866 in Walker County, Alabama. (no other info at this time for Ann)
Lineage of Robert B Alexander My direct line
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