Descendants of John Blakely
Descendants of John Blakely
William F. Million and Malinda Blakely Million
Generation No. 1 1. JOHN1 BLAKELY was born 1717 in Ireland, and died 1798 in Laurens, South Carolina. He married RACHEL ORR Abt. 1742 in Cumberland, PA. She was born 1725 in Ireland, and died 24 December 1814 in Laurens, South Carolina. More About JOHN BLAKELY: Burial: Duncan Creek Presbyterian Cemetery, Near Clinton SC Military service: Pvt. SC Militia Revolutionary War Children of JOHN BLAKELY and RACHEL ORR are: 2. i. ROBERT2 BLAKELY, b. 24 August 1743, Pennsylvania; d. 14 May 1828, Washington County, Tennessee. ii. CATHERINE BLAKELY. iii. JONATHAN BLAKELY. iv. SARAH BLAKELY. v. THOMAS BLAKELY. vi. JAMES BLAKELY. vii. MARGARET BLAKELY. viii. WILLIAM BLAKELY. ix. JOHN BLAKELY. x. BENJAMIN BLAKELY, b. 1766. Generation No. 2 2. ROBERT2 BLAKELY (JOHN1) was born 24 August 1743 in Pennsylvania, and died 14 May 1828 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married MARTHA DILLON, daughter of DANIEL DILLON and LYDIA WRIGHT. She was born 03 November 1745 in Hopewell, Frederick, Virginia, and died 23 January 1818 in Washington County, Tennessee. Notes for ROBERT BLAKELY: ROBERT BLAKLEY WILL In the name of God, Amen: I Robert Blakley of the county of Washington and State of Tennessee being very sick and weak in bodily strength, (thanks to God) I am in perfect mind and memory and calling unto mind that it is appointed to all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament. That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executers, Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate where with it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. First I give and bequeath to my son Daniel a large Bible to remain in his hands till an opportunity offers to convey it to my son Thomas which I want done if possible, and a book that is Gospel Sonnets, I will to and bequeath to my daughter Martha. And it is my will that my land and property should be put to sale by my executors and to my well beloved daughter Lydia, I will and ordain that she shall have the one half of all that remains after all my just debts that is duly authenticated is satisfied that is to say, the half price of my land and the other half is to be divided between my son Daniel and my son John and my son William and my daughter Martha Crawford and my son Thomas and I do hereby utterly disallow and revoke and disannull all and every other former testaments, wills, legacies, bequeaths and executions by me and in any wise before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of May in the year of one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight. Daniel Blakley, John Blakley and James Blakley appointed executors. Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Robert Blakley as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in the presence of each other have here unto subscribed our Names. Robert Blakley (seal) Test. James Blakley, his X mark Nathaniel Sands, his X mark Samuel Blakley, The foregoing will was proven in court by the oathes of James Blakely and Nathaniel Sands two of the subscribing witnesses there to at July Sessions 1828 and Recorded. Daniel and John Blakely qualified as executors to the foregoing will. The name Blakley was spelled two different ways in this will and I used the spelling as in the original, however, the transcriber may have made the mistake. Some additional information about the Blakelys but unknown if these are John and Priscilla’s children, nephew’s or other relatives. From Washington Co., TN marriages 1787-1840; Oct. 3, 1829, John Blakely marries Barbara Hays, Bondman John Pursell; Oct 13, 1831, John Hays marries Hannah Bleakley; Dec. 21, 1833 James Bleakley marries Margaret Hays More About ROBERT BLAKELY: Burial: PROVIDENCE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CEMETERY - Old Section/Washington County, Tennessee More About MARTHA DILLON: Burial: PROVIDENCE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CEMETERY - Old Section/Washington County, Tennessee Children of ROBERT BLAKELY and MARTHA DILLON are: 3. i. JOHN3 BLAKELY, b. 18 February 1774, Tennessee; d. 11 June 1855. ii. DANIEL BLAKELY. iii. RACHEL BLAKELY. iv. LYDIA BLAKELY, b. 18 March 1776. v. ELIZABETH BLAKELY. vi. WILLIAM BLAKELY. vii. MARTHA BLAKELY. viii. THOMAS BLAKELY, b. 02 April 1787. ix. JOHN BLAKELY, b. 18 February 1781. x. LIDA BLAKELY, b. 18 March 1787. xi. ELIZABETH BLAKELY, b. 06 August 1791. xii. RACHEL TWEEDY BLAKELY, b. Abt. 1793. xiii. DANIEL BLAKELY, b. 28 December 1795. xiv. MARTHA BLAKELY, b. 06 June 1797. Generation No. 3 3. JOHN3 BLAKELY (ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 18 February 1774 in Tennessee, and died 11 June 1855. He married PRISCILLA ODENEAL 05 January 1802 in Washington County, Tennessee, daughter of BARTHOLOMEW ODENEAL. She was born 1780 in Washington County, Tennessee. Children of JOHN BLAKELY and PRISCILLA ODENEAL are: 4. i. MATTHEW S.4 BLAKELY, b. 02 January 1818, Washington County,Tennessee; d. 02 May 1878, Washington County,Tennessee. ii. NANCY BLAKELY, b. Abt. 1820. iii. SUSANNAH BLAKELY, b. 6 Oct 1830, d. 20 Nov 1903. iv. NATHANIEL H. BLAKELY, b. Abt. 1835. Generation No. 4 4. MATTHEW S.4 BLAKELY (JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 02 January 1818 in Washington County,Tennessee, and died 02 May 1878 in Washington County,Tennessee. He married CHARITY CRADDOCK 29 October 1838 in Washington County, Tennessee, daughter of WILLIAM CRADDOCK and REBECCA DRAIN. She was born 02 December 1819 in Washington County, Tennessee, and died 07 July 1885 in Washington County, Tennessee. More About MATTHEW S. BLAKELY: Burial: Washington, Tennessee, Providence Cem More About CHARITY CRADDOCK: Burial: Washington, Tennessee, Providence Cem Children of MATTHEW BLAKELY and CHARITY CRADDOCK are: 5. i. MALINDA5 BLAKELY, b. 24 April 1850, Greenville, Tennessee; d. 13 April 1932, Atchison County, Missouri. ii. WILLIAM BLAKELY, b. 1837. iii. BELLE BLAKELY, b. 1856. iv. DRUCILLA B. BLAKELY, b. 1838, d. 31 Jan 1895. v. LUCINDA B. BLAKELY, b. 27 March 1854. vi. JOEL BLAKELY, b. April 1852. vii. MAHALE JANE BLAKELY, b. 20 May 1847. Generation No. 5
William F. and Malinda Blakely Million Family
5. MALINDA5 BLAKELY (MATTHEW S.4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 24 April 1850 in Greenville, Tennessee, and died 13 April 1932 in Atchison County, Missouri. She married WILLIAM FRANKLIN MILLION November 1869, son of JAMES MILLION and ELENDER TAYLOR. He was born 25 February 1851 in Tennessee, and died 14 March 1927 in Atchison County, Missouri. Notes for MALINDA BLAKELY: AN AGED WOMAN PASSES AWAY MALINDA MILLION BORN IN TENNESSEE WIDOW OF WM. MILLION WAS ALMOST 82 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH. Malinda Million, for sixty years a resident of Atchinson County in the centennial neighborhood, died Wednesday, April 13th, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wiley Bartholomew. She had been ill about a week, the infirmities of old age contributing to her demise. Funeral services were held at the High Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Stephen Mihlfeld on Friday afternoon, April 15th. Internment was at High Creek Cemetery. Mrs. Million’s maiden name was Malinda Blakely. She was the daughter of Joseph and Charity Blakely. She was born at Greenville, TN, April 24th, 1850. Had she lived but a few days longer, she would have attained her eighty-second year. She was united in marriage with William Million in 1869. Five children were born to this union, all of whom survive the father and mother, Mr. Million having died March 14, 1927. The children are: Mrs. Lee Bartholomew, Mrs. Wiley Bartholomew, Bovell Million. Mrs. John Hall and Lee Million. There are also 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren to mourn the death of this pioneer mother. Deceased was a faithful member of the High Creek Baptist Church for many years. She was always ready yo help in every way to advance the Kingdom of God here on earth. She reared a family under the trying conditions that confronted the woman who helped establish a home more than sixty years ago. Her impress is on the community where she lived and labored for so long. Notes for WILLIAM FRANKLIN MILLION: DEATH, CAME TO PIONEER MONDAY Wm F. MILLION BURIED TUESDAY Survived by Wife, Two Sons and Three Daughters Were Born in Tennessee. Wm. F. Million of High Creek, known to practically all his acquaintances as, Uncle Bill, passed away at his home about 4 o'clock Monday morning after a lengthy illness. His condition had been serious for some time, growing critical frequently and then showing some improvement. Funeral services were held at the High Creek Church Tuesday afternoon. Rev. D. W, Griffith preaching the sermon. Interment was at High Creek Cemetery. William Franklin Million was a native of Tennessee. where he was born June 25, 1851, the son of James G. and Ellender Million. He was the fifth in a family of eleven children. He was married to Miss Malinda Blakely in November 1869. Five children were born to this union; two sons and three daughters. The children are Mrs. Lee Bartholomew, Mrs. Wylie Bartholomew, Lee and Bovell of the home neighborhood and Mrs. Dicey Hall of Coldwater, KS. Besides the wife and five children. deceased is survived by 16 grandchildren and five brothers. Mr. Million was a member of the High Creek Baptist church many years and was a regular attendant until falling health intervened. A frequent visitor to Rock Port In the years that he had lived in Atchison County, his figure was a familiar one and few were who did not know Uncle Bill Million. Though his step had become faltering in late years he was keenly alive to everything that took place and he kept pace with affairs of the day. His death removes a figure that will be missed by not only his immediate family but by a host of friends as well. Children of MALINDA BLAKELY and WILLIAM MILLION are: 6. i. BOVELL FRANKLIN6 MILLION, b. 01 April 1880, tennessee; d. 07 December 1946, Atchison County, Missouri. ii. LEE MILLION, b. July 1882. iii. DISEY MILLION, b. 16 July 1883. iv. DORA BELLE MILLION, b. 08 November 1874. v. VANNOYE MILLION, b. 20 November 1877. Generation No. 6
Bovell Million
6. BOVELL FRANKLIN6 MILLION (MALINDA5 BLAKELY, MATTHEW S.4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 01 April 1880 in tennessee, and died 07 December 1946 in Atchison County, Missouri. He married MAY YATES 01 March 1904, daughter of JOHN YATES and ALICE PORTER. She was born 20 April 1884 in Basco, Illinois, and died 12 December 1918 in Atchison County, Missouri. Notes for BOVELL FRANKLIN MILLION: BOVELL MILLION DIED SATURDAY IN KANSAS CITY Bovell Million, a native of this County but for the past five years a resident of Kansas City, died at the General hospital in that city last Saturday, December 7th, aged 66 years The remains were brought to Rock Port and funeral services were held at the Barthtolomew Funeral Home Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. A. W. Tandy of them High Creek Baptist Church. Internment was at High Creek Cemetery. The deceased, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Million, was born in this county on April 1st, 1880, and lived here the greater part of his life, engaging in farming. He was married to May Yates in February1904. She died in 1918. Surviving are three Sons and two daughters-Clifford Million of the home; Wm F. Million and Miss Helen Million, both of Washington D. C.; Clarence Million. Stockton, Calif.; and Mrs. Mildred Smith of Ann Arbor, Mich. In addition to his sons and daughters, Mr. Million is survived by two sisters and a brother, Lee Million and Mrs. Wiley Bartholomew of Rock Port and Mrs. John Hall, Denver Colo., and six grandchildren, one child is deceased. A sister, Mrs. Lee Bartholomew, died Dec.12th, 1937. Here for the funeral were all of the children with the exception of Clarence Million. Other relatives who came for the final rites, were Arthur Hall of Topeka. KN and John Hall of Lyndon, KS. Notes for MAY YATES: MRS. Bovell MILLION. After a struggle of some days against an attack of influenza and pneumonia. Mrs. Bovell Million passed away at her home in Centennial neighborhood, Thursday. December 12th, at 6 p. m. Not only had Mrs. Million been sick. I but her husband and children had also been sufferers from the prevailing malady. May Yates was born at Basco, IL, April 20, 1884. She was united in marriage with Bovell Million, March 1, 1904. To them were born six children; three sons and three daughters, one daughter dying in infancy. The living children are: William, aged 13; Clarence, 11; Clifford, 8; Helen Lorene, and little Mildred, 16 months old. Deceased was converted more than fourteen years ago and united with the High Creek Baptist Church, of which,she remained a faithful and honored member until called to her home above. She was devoted to her husband five children and lavished a world of love on them. She leaves, to cherish her memory, the sorrowing husband and children and two sisters Mrs. Ernest Ward of Baxter Springs. Kans., and Mrs. Charles. A. Hall of near Linden, besides a great number of other relatives and friends. She was loved by all who knew her and will not only be greatly missed by the family, but by the entire community. All feel a deep sympathy for the family, who, because or the recent attack of influenza, were not able to accompany the remains to the place of interment at High Creek cemetery. The funeral service was held at the home Saturday, Dec. 14th, at 11 o'clock. Her pastor, D. W. Griffith. officiated in the presence of it goodly number, who came to show their respect for the sorrowing family. The beautiful flowers spoke of tributes of loving hearts. Children of BOVELL MILLION and MAY YATES are: 7. i. CLIFFORD HADLEY7 MILLION, b. 31 May 1909, Atchison County, Missouri, Benton Twp; d. December 1983, Fresno, California. ii. WILLIAM F. MILLION, b. 1906, Nebraska. iii. CLARENCE MILLION, b. 1908. iv. HELEN MILLION, b. February 1915. v. MILDRED MAY MILLION, b. 1918. Generation No. 7 7. CLIFFORD HADLEY7 MILLION (BOVELL FRANKLIN6, MALINDA5 BLAKELY, MATTHEW S.4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 31 May 1909 in Atchison County, Missouri, Benton Twp, and died December 1983 in Fresno, California. He married HELEN VIVIAN ROSE 1927, daughter of CHARLES ROSE and AMELIA COLBURN. She was born 1904 in Andrew County Missouri, and died July 1987 in Fresno, California. Child of CLIFFORD MILLION and HELEN ROSE is: 8. i. CATHERINE MAY8 MILLION, b. 17 August 1929; d. 16 December 1996, Izard County Arkansas. Generation No. 8 8. CATHERINE MAY8 MILLION (CLIFFORD HADLEY7, BOVELL FRANKLIN6, MALINDA5 BLAKELY, MATTHEW S.4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) was born 17 August 1929, and died 16 December 1996 in Izard County Arkansas. She married WILLIE WARD WALTER, son of JOHN WALTER and ALICE LYNCH. He was born 16 April 1928 in Kansas, and died 28 October 1994 in Izard County Arkansas. Child of CATHERINE MILLION and WILLIE WALTER is: 9. i. JOHN CLIFFORD9 WALTER. Generation No. 9 9. JOHN CLIFFORD9 WALTER (CATHERINE MAY8 MILLION, CLIFFORD HADLEY7, BOVELL FRANKLIN6, MALINDA5 BLAKELY, MATTHEW S.4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, JOHN1) He met DONNA ZAGAR, daughter of JOHN ZAGAR and JOYCE BROWN. Child of JOHN WALTER and DONNA ZAGAR is: i. JANE ERIN10 OWENS, b. 1970. More About JANE ERIN OWENS: Adoption: 1970, By Jerry and Sandra (Carter) Owens Given up for Adoption: 1970, Kansas City Kansas If you are researching this family, please contact me at my Email Address. Thanks!
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