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Emaline Rose Blankenship[1, 2]

Female 1858 - 1941


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  • Born  27 Jun 1858  , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  5 Jun 1900  , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • [The image is very washed out and is almost impossible to read. I took my best stab at the information presented.]
      1) Sa[?] Gilreath, head, white male age 57, married 23 years, born May [?] in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Emma E. Gilreath, wife, white female age [?0], mother of 10, 9 living, born [?] 1850 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Rufus A. Gilreath, son, white male age 21, born May 1879 in NC
      4) Romulus[?] L. Gilreath, son, white male age 18, born 1881 in NC
      5) Arr. G. Gilreath, son, white male age 14, born Feb. 1886 in NC
      6) [James?] C. Gilreath, son, white male age 12, born May 1888 in NC
      7) Orly A. Gilreath, son, white male born in NC
      8) C[hattie?] Gilreath, daughter, white female born 1894 in NC
      9) [Mattie?] Gilreath, daughter, white female born 1894 in NC
      10) [?] Gilreath, daughter, white female born in NC
      11) Charlie G. Gilreath, son, white male born in NC
    Census: Federal  6 May 1910  Wilkesboro & Statesville Road, Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) James W. Gilreath, head, white male age 51, married 31 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, general farmer, owns a farm
      2) Emma Gilreath, wife, white female age 51, mother of 11, 10 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Gelas Gilreath, son, single white male age 24, born in NC, lumbermill laborer
      4) James C. Gilreath, son, single white male age 22, born in NC, lumbermill laborer
      5) Orley V. Gilreath, son, single white male age 19, born in NC, lumbermill fireman
      6) Chattie G. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 16, born in NC, twin, attended school, farm laborer
      7) Mattie M. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 16, born in NC, twin, attended school, farm laborer
      8) William B. Gilreath, son, white male age 13, born in NC, attended school, farm laborer
      9) Charlie G. Gilreath, son, white male age 12, born in NC, attended school, farm laborer
      10) Retha J. Gilreath, daughter, white female age 7, born in NC, attended school
      11) Scetis Redman, hired hand, single black male age 20, born in NC, parents born in NC, lumbermill laborer
    Died  16 Nov 1941  , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Shady Grove Cemetery, Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2450  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  8 Feb 2011 

    Family  James Wesley Gilreath,   b. 12 May 1853, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1942, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Apr 1878  , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Rufus Alexander Gilreath,   b. 2 May 1879, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1923, , Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Romulus Lee Gilreath,   b. 10 Apr 1881, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1961, , , Sangamon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Arr Gelas Gilreath,   b. 5 Feb 1886, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1961, , Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Cleveland Gilreath,   b. 30 May 1888, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1977, , Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Orley Victor Gilreath,   b. 3 May 1892, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1938, , Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Luoker Gilreath,   b. 1892, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mattie Mae Gilreath,   b. 6 Dec 1894, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1985, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Chattie Gray Gilreath,   b. 6 Dec 1894, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1960, , Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. William Bryant Gilreath,   b. 2 Dec 1895, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1955, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Charlie "Grade" Gilreath,   b. 23 Jul 1898, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1972, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Reathie Lane Gilreath,   b. 31 Oct 1902, , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1999, , Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2005 
    Family ID  F838  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1858 - , , , North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1878 - , , Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 5 Jun 1900 - , Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 6 May 1910 - Wilkesboro & Statesville Road, Gwaltneys, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Nov 1941 - , Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shady Grove Cemetery, Vashti, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Personal Correspondence, notes from interview of Chloe Gilreath Thomas by Mrs. Helen Windsor Booth in Jun 1983.

    2. [S268] The Heritage of Alexander County North Carolina, Vol. I, Sara C. Allen, editor, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: The Alexander County Genealogical Society in cooperation with The History Division, Hunter Publishing Company, 1986), page 251 by Helen Windsor Booth.

    3. [S662] 1900 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), [James?] Gilreath household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 40, page 3A, rol1 T623, roll 1181.

    4. [S619] 1910 U.S. census, Alexander County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), James W. Gilreath household, Gwaltneys, district 2, dwelling & family 251, page 30A, rol1 T624, roll 1095.