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1. Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Daughter of George BLACKSTON & Lucinda "Lucy" WINCHESTER. Born 16 January 1852 in Walker  County , Alabama. Died 24 November 1928 in Fairview, Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama. Occupation Farm Owner.

More about Kathryn:
Cass Blackstone had 9 children. She was never married.
On Kathryn's tombstone her name is spelled Kathrin Blackstone. The dates are 1844 - 1928.  The birth year appears to be wrong. In Documents such as Census' etc., her name is spelled Catherine Blackston. But, it is and was spelled Kathryn.

 1860: US Census Walker County, Alabama  (Gap Post Office)
 Cathrine age 8. in household of her parents, George and Lucinda Blackston.

 1861 September:  Kathryn's parents lived in an area of Tuscaloosa County that later became part of Walker County, Alabama. Many of the records for this area have been lost, and makes research VERY frustrating.

 1870: Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. (source: Minutes of Black Warrior Baptist Church)...
Kathrin is not found in any Census record for this year. The 1870 Census of Tuscaloosa County where they lived is missing, maybe the records got destroyed.

September 1871: Cathern Blackston recieved into fellowship of Black Warrior Baptist Church by Baptizm.

April 1872: brought up on charges of "Dancing in Church." Black Warrior Baptist Church.

5 October 1872: By motion, the Church took up the charge against Sister BLACKSTON and by her own request excluded her from the church

 1880: US Census Lawrence County, Alabama  beat 6 (Mt Hope) (township 7) Cat Blackston, her age is given as 37, (should be 27, Census error).
son William age 7,
dau Lou age 5,
dau Susan age 2,
dau Margot age 1...
According to this Census, and the birth of Kathrins children Lucinda (Kathrins mother) and her daughters lived in Lawrence County less than a year.

1890: US Census, Burned. (destroyed by fire in Washington D.C.)

1900: US Census, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. beat 25 (Mullinax) hh 56 fam 56
Blackston, Catherine age 48 born Jan 1852 Alabama,
Lucinda (dau) age 25 born April 1875, Alabma
Marion (son) age 10 born May 1890, Alabama
William J (grandson) age 5/12 born December 1899. Alabama

1910: US Census, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. beat 25 (Mullinax)
Blackston, Cath head wf age 58 born Alabama Farmer
Marion son wm age 18?

1920: US Census, Walker County, Alabama. (High Hill) Beat 10 listed in household of son, Marion... her age was shown as 75... she was only 68.

Kathryn and Marion owned and operated a small store in beat 10 area before Cass died. ??? this info came from a Kilgore lady 88 years old in 2002 who says she new both, and Kathryn's sister Dicey.

Kathryn had the following Children:

 2 i. William Jack BLACKSTON
 3 ii. Lucinda "Sindy" BLACKSTON
  iii. Susan Adeline DUNN; Born 1878 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
   her father was Samuel Dunn
   She married James Wesley HERRON, 1898. Born November 1871 in Walker County, Alabama.
 4 iv. Margrett "Margot" BLACKSTON
 5 v. Matilda "Tillie" BLACKSTON
 6 vi. Elbert T BLACKSTON
 7 vii. Ellen BLACKSTON
 8 viii. James Edgar BLACKSTON
 9 ix. Marion Kyle BLACKSTON
 

Second Generation
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2. William Jack BLACKSTON. Son of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 18 August 1872 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 1931 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

More about Jack:
his father is said to be Jackie Simpson...

1880: US Census of Lawrence County, Alabama (mt Hope)
listed as William Blackston age 7 w/m

1900: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill) Household# 74 Family# 74
Blackston, William wm (head) age 27 born Aug 1872 born in Alabama occupation farm labor.
Susan  Savila wf (wife) age 24 born May 1876 married for 6 years, with 3 children
Ora O wm (son) age 5 born Mar 1895
Sarah A (dau) age 2 born Dec 1898?
Reuby S (dau) age 1 born Apr 1899?
Samuel W Herron wm (sonlaw) age 27 born 1873 ???
Margret R wf (daulaw) age 20 Aug 1879
Thomas W wm (granson) age 4 born Jan 1896

1910: US Census of Walker County, Alabama 27 April 1910. Precinct 10 (High Hill) household# 153
family# 158
Blackstone, Jack (head) mw age 36 Farmer General
Susan V (wife) fw age 36
Ora O (son) mw age 14
Zora A (dau) fw age 13
Alberta (dau) fw age 9
Jim (son) mw age 7
Sina M (dau) fw age 5
Lizza (dau) fw age 1/12
Brown, Ebenizer (uncle) mw age 72

1920: US Census of  Walker County, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill) household# 84 family# 84
Blackston, Jack -wm- age 48 born Alabama
Viller -wf- age 45 born Alabama
Ora -wm- age 24 born Alabama
Jim -wm- age 15 born Alabama
Cealia -wf- age 13 born Alabama
Jerlin -wf- age 9 born Alabama
Estell -wf- age 6 born Alabama
Living near by was May & Adline Blackston Gant, Jack's soninlaw & daughter.

1930: US Census of Walker County, Alabama. (High Hill)
Jack Blackston 60 1869 Alabama Head White High Hill, Walker, AL
Iline Blackston 26 1903 Son High Hill, Walker, AL
Jeurl T Blackston 25 1904 Daughter High Hill, Walker, AL
Rostill Blackston 15 1914 Daughter High Hill, Walker, AL

#Note# Jacks Birth date on Census data always gives 1872, his tombstone says 1867.

He married Susan  Savilla "Vila" HERRON, daughter of Joseph H HERRON & Eliza BROWN, 26 June 1894. Born 27 May 1874 in Walker County, Alabama. Died December 1929 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

 10 i. Ora Oscar BLACKSTON
 11 ii. Sarah  "Zora" Adeline BLACKSTON
  iii. Ruby S BLACKSTON; Born April 1899 in Walker County, Alabama.
 12 iv. Jim BLACKSTON
  v. Cealia Ivertta BLACKSTON; Born 1907 in Walker County, Alabama.
  vi. Jerlin T. BLACKSTON; Born 1910 in Alabama.
  vii. Estell BLACKSTON; Born 1913 in Alabama.

3. Lucinda "Sindy" BLACKSTON. Daughter of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 9 April 1875 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 12 September 1932 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

More about Sindy:
1880: US Census of Lawrence County, Alabama. beat 6, (Mt Hope)

1900: US Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Lucinda Blackston,  lived in house with mother Catherine Blackston,  beat 25 (Mullinax), age 25...

1910: US Census Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Lucinda "Cinda" Simpson lived in house with her mother, Cas Blackston,  beat 25 (Mullinax).

1920: US Census of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. beat 25 (Mullinax)
Blackston, Sindie (head) wf age 41(?) single
Joseph wm age 19 (son)
Earl wm age 14 (son)
Myrtle wf age 11 (dau)
Fred wm age 8 (son)
Edward wm age 6 (son)
Price, Thomas wm age 22 (nephew) married
Alberta wf age 17 (niece) married

It is told that several of Sindy's childrens father was Jackie W. Simpson. Jackie was the son of Tom & Eliza Willcutt Simpson. And a couple of the children went by the Simpson surname.
Sindy was never legally married.
 

Children:

  i. William Joe BLACKSTON; Born December 1899 in Tuscaloosa County,  Alabama. Died January 1931 in Walker County, Alabama.
  ii. Earl BLACKSTON (Twin); Born 23 September 1905 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died February 1978 in Oakman, Walker County, Alabama.
  iii. Pearl SIMPSON (Twin); Born 23 September 1905 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
  iv. Myrtle SIMPSON; Born Circa 1908.
 13 v. Edward "Ed" BLACKSTON (Twin)
 14 vi. Fred BLACKSTON (Twin)
  vii. Cora Mae SELLERS;
   died young
 

4. Margrett "Margot" BLACKSTON. Daughter of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 11 April 1879 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

She married John WHITEHEAD. Born 1876 in Alabama.

More about Margot:
1920: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill) household# 3  family# 3
Whitehead, John wm (head)age 42
Margrett wf (wife) age 41
Edd wm )son) age 17?
Donie B wf (daughter) age 22
Living in a residense near by was Marion Blackston & Kathrene Blackston, John's brother inlaw and mother inlaw.

They had the following children:

  i. Donnie Bell WHITEHEAD; Born 1898 in Alabama.
   She married Grady BROWN.
 15 ii. Nevie WHITEHEAD
  iii. Ed WHITEHEAD; Born 1903 in Alabama.
   He married Bessie.
 

5. Matilda "Tillie" BLACKSTON. Daughter of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born January 1885 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Buried in Gibson Hill Cemetery, Fayette County, Alabama.

She married Charlie DAVIS, September 1909. Born 1890.

More about Tillie:
1910: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 23 household# 23 family# 23
Davis, Charley (head) mw age 20 farmer
Matilda (wife) fw age 25

They had the following children:

  i. Julian DAVIS;
  ii. Jewel DAVIS;
  iii. Estelle DAVIS;
  iv. Jim DAVIS;

6. Elbert T BLACKSTON. Son of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 27 November 1885 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 1969. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

More about Elbert:
his father is said to be James Marion Dunn...

1900: US Census of Walker County, Alabama. Precinct 1 Jasper   Page No: 11B
Enumerated on: June 22, 1900 by: T. J. Lamar
206   209 | Blackstone Elbert | Servant W M Dec 1885 14 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
enumerated in the household of Mr & Mrs James W Ballard

1910: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 23 household# 20 family# 20
Cain, Sam W (head) mw age 35?
George A (mother) fw age 64
Blackstone, Elbert (hired help) mw age 25

1923: Winston County, Alabama. land patent issued. issued to Elbert T Blackston
Aliquot Parts Sec. / NWSE
Block;  27
Township; 10-S
Range; 9-W
Fract. No
Section Meridian; Huntsville
State; Al
Counties; Winston
DATE: 9/14/1923
Land Office: Montgomery
Cancelled: No
U.S. Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)

Document Nr.: 010831
Misc. Doc. Nr.: 0
Accession/Serial Nr.: 916763
BLM Serial Nr.: ALMT 0010831

1930: US Census of Walker County, Alabama (Navou)
Name:    Elbert T Blackston
Age:    47
Estimated birth year:    1882
Birthplace:    Alabama
Relation to Head-of-house:    Head
Race:    White
Home in 1930:    Nauvoo, Walker, Alabama
Elbert T Blackston 47 1882 Alabama  Head  White  Nauvoo, Walker, AL
Jennie Blackston 32 1897    Wife     Nauvoo, Walker, AL
Azelee Blackston 10 1919    Daughter     Nauvoo, Walker, AL
Piney Blackston 8 1921    Son     Nauvoo, Walker, AL

He first married Ira THACKER.
They had the following children:

  i. Elbert Jr BLACKSTON;

He second married Jennie CORNIELUS, daughter of Dan CORNIELUS. Born 1900.
They had the following children:

  i. Azalee BLACKSTON; Died June 1998.
   She married Johnny JOHNSON.
  ii. Elda BLACKSTON;
   She married ? LOGGINS.
  iii. Ester BLACKSTON;
 16 iv. Daniel Hugh BLACKSTON
 17 v. Earnest Chilton BLACKSTONE

7. Ellen BLACKSTON. Daughter of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 27 November 1885 in Tuscaloosa County , Alabama. Died 31 January 1956 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

More about Ellen:
Her father was James Marion Dunn...

1900: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill) household# 102 Family# 102
Dunn, James M
Cynthia
Floyd
Connie
Charley
Mary M
Blackston, Elen

She first married Jack HOLLAND Sr. Buried in Spencer Hill Cemetery.
They had the following children:

  i. Jack HOLLAND Jr;
  ii. Charlie HOLLAND; Born 19 July 1904. Died 20 February 1926. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  iii. Ollie HOLLAND; Born 19 July 1904. Died 15 July 1918. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
 18 iv. Margaret HOLLAND
 19 v. Trazzie HOLLAND

She second married William Zachary GURGANUS, son of William David GURGANUS & Louisa Eliza HUMPHRIES, 1911. Born August 1854 in Bird Creek, Edgefield County, South Carolina. Died 27 October 1937 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

1910: US Census of Walker COunty, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill)
Gurganus, Zachary (head) mw age 58
Adeline (dau) fw age 25
Powell (son) mw age 16
Carrie (son) mw age 7
Sallie (dau) fw age 8/12
Gurganus, Major (son) mw age 19
Annie (wife) fw age 18

1930: Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Mulenax beat
Year: 1930; Census Place: Mulenax, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Roll: T626_52; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 47; Image: 0151.
hh#57 fam#57
William Z Gurganus 75 1854 Alabama  Head farmer AL
Ellen Gurganus 44 1885    Wife AL
Lula Gurganus 15 1914    Daughter AL
Katie Gurganus 13 1916    Daughter AL
Kathrine Gurganus 13 1916    Daughter AL
Joseph S Gurganus 9 1920    Son AL

They had the following children:

 20 i. Lula GURGANUS
 21 ii. Kathryn GURGANUS (Twin)
 22 iii. Katie GURGANUS (Twin)
 23 iv. Joseph Sam GURGANUS

8. James Edgar BLACKSTON. Son of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 28 February 1887 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 3 December 1968 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

More about James:
His father was James Marion Dunn...

1900: US Census of Walker County, Alabama Precinct 10 (High Hill) household# 95 family#95
Dunn, Joseph (head) wm age 34 Farmer
Marion (mother) wf age
Blackston, James wm age 11? (Boarder)

1920: US Census of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Mulenax beat:
Blackston, Edd age 34
Adaline age 32
Sally age 10
Susie age 6
Garvey age 3 1/2
Marvin age 7/12

1930: US Census of Walker County, Alabama (High Hill)
Edd Blackston 44 1885 Alabama Head White High Hill, Walker, AL
Adline Blackston 44 1885 Wife High Hill, Walker, AL
Susie Blackston 16 1913 Daughter High Hill, Walker, AL
Garnie Blackston 13 1916 Daughter High Hill, Walker, AL
Marrine Blackston 11 1918 Son High Hill, Walker, AL
Gleave Blackston 4 1925 Son High Hill, Walker, AL
Ester Blackston 6 1923    Daughter     Nauvoo, Walker, AL
Chilton Blackston 2 1927    Son     Nauvoo, Walker, AL
Elvie Blackston 1 1928    Daughter     Nauvoo, Walker, AL

He married Adeline GURGANUS, daughter of William Zachary GURGANUS & Belle Waller DAVIS, 18 August 1913 in Walker County, Alabama. Born 15 August 1885. Died 9 November 1959. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Sally BLACKSTON; Born 1910.
 24 ii. Susie BLACKSTON
 25 iii. Garvey BLACKSTON
  iv. Marvin BLACKSTON; Born 28 May 1919. Died 14 November 1953 in Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  v. Allene BLACKSTON; Born 31 March 1926.
   She married Joe I BELL, 5 April 1952 in Columbus, Mississppi. Died February 2003 in Alabama.

  vi. Cleave BLACKSTON; Born 1925.

9. Marion Kyle BLACKSTON. Son of Kathryn B. "Cass" BLACKSTON. Born 17 May 1890 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 6 September 1942 in Rt2 Oakman (High Hill), Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama. Occupation Farmer.

more about Marion:
Marion's biological father was Chyle Smallwood.

1900: US Census of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Precent 25 (Mulenax Beat) lists Marion age 10 born May 1890 living with mother Cat Blackston.

1910: Census of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Precent 25 (Mullinax). lists Marion 18 years old (?) living in Household of Cathrine Blackston.

1920: US Census of Walker County, Alabama. beat 10 (High Hill)
hh# 4 family #4, dated 14th of January 1920.
Blackston, Marion (head of house) age 29,  farmer. born Alabama.
Kathrene  (mother) age 78 farm labor, born Alabama
A nearby household was that of John & Margrett Whitehead. Marions Sister & Brother inlaw.

1930: Marion's Surname is spelled Blackstone on the marriage license.

He married Laura Mae WILLCUTT, daughter of Shepherd Richard "Rich" WILLCUTT & Mollie Hamler WILLIAMS, 7 September 1930 in Oakman, Walker County, Alabama. Born 20 March 1915 in  Walker County, Alabama. Died 2 October 1957 in Franklins Ferry, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Big Creek Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama. Occupation Domestic.

Mae helped take care of Kathryn Blackstone prior to her death...
Mae and Kyle were married in the home of Charlie and Tillie Blackston Davis. Kyle's sister and brother inlaws home. The Ceremony was performed by J.W. Willcutt, a Justice of The Peace. First cousin of Rich Willcutt.

1942: Laura remained at Rt2 Oakman, Walker County after the death of Marion. She later did move to Rt 2 Parrish.

1944: Moved to area of Franklins Ferry in Jefferson County, Alabama.

1950: Franklins Ferry, Jefferson County, Alabama

death certificate # 21148 volume 43. Jefferson County, Alabama

They had the following children:

  i. Baby Girl BLACKSTON; Born Circa 1931 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 1931 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  ii. Baby Girl BLACKSTON; Born Circa 1933 in Walker County, Alabama. Died Circa 1933 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  iii. Baby Girl BLACKSTON; Born Circa 1935 in Walker County, Alabama. Died Circa 1935 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
 26 iv. Dolly Kathryn BLACKSTONE
 27 v. James  Clifton "Jim" BLACKSTON
 28 vi. Annie Mae BLACKSTON
 

Third Generation
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10. Ora Oscar BLACKSTON. Son of William Jack BLACKSTON & Susan  Savilla "Vila" HERRON. Born 24 March 1895 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 7 September 1928. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

He married Bertie BRUNER, daughter of Benjamin BRUNER & Dovie Jane CORNELIOUS, 6 February 1920 in Walker County, Alabama. Born About 1898 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 13 April 1999 in Parrish, Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Grey Cemetery, Parrish, Walker County, Alabama.

More about Bertie:
1930: Census Place: Precinct 20, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T626_53; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0124.
Berlie(sic) Blackston 31 1898 Alabama  Head  White   AL
Gwendoline Blackston 9 1920    Daughter      AL
Bud Blackston 7 1922    Son      AL
J C Blackston 5 1924    Son      AL
Mildred Blackston 3 1927    Daughter      AL
Ora M Blackston 1 1928    Daughter    AL

They had the following children:

  i. Milton BLACKSTON;
  ii. Walter James "Bud" BLACKSTON; Born Circa 1922 in Parrish, Walker County, Alabama. Died 26 August 1950 in Parrish, Walker County, Alabama.    drowned with brother

 29 iii. J.C. BLACKSTON
  iv. Bessie Mildred BLACKSTON; Born 16 February 1925 in Gorgas, Walker County, Alabama.
   She married John Ben SAWYER, 3 August 1944 in Parrish, Walker County, Alabama. Born 18 September 1921 in Oakman, Walker County, Alabama.
 

11. Sarah  "Zora" Adeline BLACKSTON. Daughter of William Jack BLACKSTON & Susan  Savilla "Vila" HERRON. Born 1897 in Alabama.
She married May GANT. Born 1894 in Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. ? GANT; Residence California.
  ii. Virgil GANT;
  iii. J.P. GANT;
  iv. Ledi GANT; Residence Fairfield, Alabama.
   She married L GILBERT.
  v. Leola GANT;
   She married ? WADE.
  vi. Lorene GANT; Residence Parrish, Alabama.
   She married ? THOMPSON.
 

12. Jim BLACKSTON. Son of William Jack BLACKSTON & Susan  Savilla "Vila" HERRON. Born 1905.
He married Charlene COVIN, daughter of Denver COVIN & Ethel CANNON.
They had the following children:

  i. James R BLACKSTON;
  ii. Joe R BLACKSTON;
  iii. Peggy J BLACKSTON;
   She married Sam KELLY.
 

13. Edward "Ed" BLACKSTON. Son of Lucinda "Sindy" BLACKSTON. Born 14 July 1910 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 15 April 1994 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama. Occupation Logger, Farmer.
He married Virgie BROWN, daughter of Obe BROWN & Stacey BOSHELL, 24 April 1931 in Walker County, Alabama. Born 1 May 1913 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 28 January 1987. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Jimmy Ray BLACKSTON; Born April 1934.
  ii. Baby BLACKSTON;   still born
  iii. Annie Lois BLACKSTON;
 30 iv. Myrtie BLACKSTON
  v. Bobby BLACKSTON;
  vi. Clarence Edward BLACKSTON;
  vii. Claude "Coot" BLACKSTON;
  viii. Connie Lee BLACKSTON; Born 30 April 1946. Died 21 September 1988. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  ix. Hubert BLACKSTON; Born 22 April 1944. Died 16 August 1988. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
  x. Lou Alice BLACKSTON;
  xi. Mary Ruth BLACKSTON; Born 29 August 1937. Died 22 August 1967. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

14. Fred BLACKSTON. Son of Lucinda "Sindy" BLACKSTON. Born 14 July 1910 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died April 1966. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
He married Leona DUNN. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Fred BLACKSTON Jr; Born 27 August 1930 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 21 November 1989 in Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Big Creek Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama.
   He married Martha Jane MITCHELL. Born 18 February 1930. Died 10 May 2002 in Adger, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Big Creek Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama.

15. Nevie WHITEHEAD. Daughter of John WHITEHEAD & Margrett "Margot" BLACKSTON. Born 4 August 1899. Died May 1975 in Oakman, Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
She married Prince DUNN, son of William Daniel DUNN & Alabama "Allie" WINCHESTER. Born 29 January 1902. Died 15 June 1988 in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

1930: US Census of Walker County, Alabama (High Hill)
Dunn, Prince
Nevie
William J
Lewis M
Sarah J
Lyles

They had the following children:

  i. William J DUNN; Born 1921 in Walker County, Alabama.
  ii. Lewis McKinley DUNN; Born 1913 in Walker County, Alabama.
 31 iii. Sarah Jane DUNN
  iv. Lyles Jack DUNN; Born 1930.
  v. Polly DUNN;
  vi. Hugh DUNN;
  vii. Sissy DUNN;
 32 viii. Bud DUNN
  ix. James Clester DUNN;
  x. Rachael DUNN;
  xi. Charlie William DUNN;

16. Daniel Hugh BLACKSTON. Son of Elbert T BLACKSTON & Jennie CORNIELUS. Born 28 December 1921 in Double Springs, Winston County, Alabama.
He married Louisa.
They had the following children:

  i. Danny BLACKSTON;
  ii. Darlene BLACKSTON;

17. Earnest Chilton BLACKSTONE. Son of Elbert T BLACKSTON & Jennie CORNIELUS. Born 24 April 1927 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 26 April 1997 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Flatwoods Cemetery, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
He married Elsie L. BONNER, daughter of Foster BONNER & Bama "Bamer" MULLINAX. Born 3 June 1931. Died 29 July . Buried in Flatwoods Cemetery, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Nancy BLACKSTON;
  ii. Betty BLACKSTON;

18. Margaret HOLLAND. Daughter of Jack HOLLAND Sr & Ellen BLACKSTON. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
She first married Lee Oliver BLACKWELL, son of Newton O BLACKWELL & Mary Idella COURINGTON. Born 1899. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Dessler BLACKWELL;

She second married ? WELCH.
They had the following children:

  i. Bernard WELCH; Born 19 October 1929. Died 22 May 1989. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

19. Trazzie HOLLAND. Daughter of Jack HOLLAND Sr & Ellen BLACKSTON. Born 30 October 1906. Died 15 July 1937 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

Name:    Trezzie Gurganus
Age:    23
Estimated birth year:    1906
Relation to Head-of-house:    Wife
Home in 1930:    Parrish, Walker, Alabama

She married James Monroe "Jim" GURGANUS, son of Windham N GURGANUS & Sarah SNOW. Born 8 May 1899 in Hale County, Alabama. Died 19 July 1962 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

Year: 1930; Census Place: Parrish, Walker, Alabama; Roll: T626_53; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 0197.

Name:    Jim Gurganus
Age:    31
Estimated birth year:    1898
Birthplace:    Alabama
Relation to Head-of-house:    Head
Race:    White
Home in 1930:    Parrish, Walker, Alabama

They had the following children:

  i. Vera GURGANUS; Born 1922.
  ii. Freeman GURGANUS; Born 1923.
  iii. Margie GURGANUS; Born 1925.

20. Lula GURGANUS. Daughter of William Zachary GURGANUS & Ellen BLACKSTON. Born 28 July 1914 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 21 September 1989 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

She married Theron WILLCUTT, son of Shepherd Richard "Rich" WILLCUTT & Mollie Hamler WILLIAMS. Born 2 May 1907 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 4 November 1979 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.

1920: Fayette County, Alabama.

1930: Walker County, Alabama.

1979: Theron was living just out off Jasper off of hwy 69 at the time he died. he was in the hospital in Birmingham.

They had the following children:

  i. Willie WILLCUTT; Born 25 June 1932. Died 29 August 1950. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
 33 ii. Sam Pete WILLCUTT
  iii. Dorothy WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr KNIGHT.
  iv. Jackie WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr LINLEY.
  v. Lilly WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr BURTON.
 34 vi. Lucy WILLCUTT
  vii. Mary Ann WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr HANDLEY.
  viii. Mildred WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr AULTMAN.
  ix. Patsy WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr RENO.
  x. Polly WILLCUTT;
   She married Mr ROBINSON.
  xi. Roy WILLCUTT;

21. Kathryn GURGANUS. Daughter of William Zachary GURGANUS & Ellen BLACKSTON. Born 23 October 1916 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 9 January 1984. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
She married Erie JACKSON. Born 14 February 1912. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

  i. Edward JACKSON;
  ii. Lou Ella JACKSON;
  iii. James E JACKSON;
  iv. Buddy JACKSON;

22. Katie GURGANUS. Daughter of William Zachary GURGANUS & Ellen BLACKSTON. Born 23 October 1916 in Walker County, Alabama. Died 8 September 1977 in Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
She married Shepherd Richard "Rich" WILLCUTT, son of Lewis Wiley WILLCUTT & Hulda C. WILLIAMS, 1931. Born 16 January 1883 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Died 13 January 1967 in Wye, Walker County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

 35 i. Alton Eugene "Gene" WILLCUTT
  ii. Billie Bruce WILLCUTT;
  iii. Elsie Mae WILLCUTT;
   She married Gene MILLER.
  iv. Kathleen "Sweet" WILLCUTT;
   She married Hank CUNNINGHAM.
  v. Shelton WILLCUTT; Died 7 June 1959 in Walker County, Alabama.

   More about Shelton:
Killed by drunk driver while riding a bicycle. Sheltons younger brother, McArthur was also riding another bicycle when this happened.

  vi. Albert WILLCUTT;
  vii. McArthur WILLCUTT; Born 1946 in Walker County, Alabama.
   He married Sandra BROWN, 14 September 1984 in Jasper, Walker County, Alabama. Born 1958 in Anniston, Alabama.
  viii. Joe WILLCUTT;

23. Joseph Sam GURGANUS. Son of William Zachary GURGANUS & Ellen BLACKSTON. Born 21 June 1920. Died 7 November 1970. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
He married Susie BROWN. Born 1928. Died 1969. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

 36 i. Roger GURGANUS
  ii. J.D. GURGANUS;

24. Susie BLACKSTON. Daughter of James Edgar BLACKSTON & Adeline GURGANUS. Born 6 April 1914. Died 29 July 2000 in Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Rock Creek Church Of God Cemetery, Jefferson County, Al.
She first married Sam LEDBETTER.
They had the following children:

 37 i. Sam Jr LEDBETTER

She second married Joe MOORE.
She third married Luke SHORT.

25. Garvey BLACKSTON. Son of James Edgar BLACKSTON & Adeline GURGANUS. Born 14 November 1916. Died 24 April 1999 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
He married Virvie GURGANUS, daughter of Windham N GURGANUS & Sarah SNOW, 1 June 1937 in Walker Couny, ALabama. Born 31 March 1916 in Beat 10, Walker County, Alabama. Died 7 June 2002 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Buried 10 June 2002 in Fairview Cemetery, Walker County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

 38 i. Louise BLACKSTON
  ii. Sarah BLACKSTON; Born 1942 in Walker County, Alabama.
   She married Davis Norwood McGEE, 18 June 1963. Born 8 December 1934. Died 19 September 1996.
 

26. Dolly Kathryn BLACKSTONE. Daughter of Marion Kyle BLACKSTON & Laura Mae WILLCUTT. Born 1936 in Walker County Alabama. Residence Georgia.
She married Gene Autry WARD, 26 November 1953 in Lowndes County, Mississippi. Born February 1938 in Bessemer, Alabama. Died 19 June 2000 in Stockbridge, Georgia. Buried in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, Georgia.
They had the following children:

 39 i. Stephen Kyle WARD
 40 ii. Rosemary WARD
 41 iii. Kathy Gene WARD
 42 iv. Ina Mae "Tiny" WARD

27. James  Clifton "Jim" BLACKSTON. Son of Marion Kyle BLACKSTON & Laura Mae WILLCUTT. Born 23 May 1939 in Rt 2 Oakman, Walker County, Alabama. Died 14 January 2002 in Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama. Buried in Big Creek Community Cemetery, Jefferson County, Alabama.
He married Sandra Joan PURCELL, 19 June 1960 in Jefferson County, Alabama. Born 1940 in Davis County, Kentucky.
They had the following children:

 43 i. Laura Ione BLACKSTON
 44 ii. Marjorie Robin BLACKSTON

28. Annie Mae BLACKSTON. Daughter of Marion Kyle BLACKSTON & Laura Mae WILLCUTT. Born 1942 in Rt2 Oakman (High Hill), Walker County, Alabama. Occupation housewife,.
She married Burble Burel ALEXANDER 1962 son of Byrd and Edna GUYTON ALEXANDER. Born 1940 in Lamar County, Alabama.
They had the following children:

 45 i. Robert Burel ALEXANDER
 46 ii. John Thomas ALEXANDER
 
 

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Descendants of George & Lucinda Winchester Blackston Kathryns Parents.

Descendants of Rich Willcutt Ellen Blackston's son inlaw, and Marion Blackstons father inlaw.

Amelia's Alabama Genealogy Amelia Willcutt's site. (a Great Willcutt resource too)