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Mourning Blanshard

Female 1768 - 1834  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Mourning Blanshard 
    Born Mar 1768  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died Sep 1834  Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Red Bird Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I10836  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of PNH
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 

    Family James Sumner,   b. Abt 1766, Gates, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1784  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Lydia Sumner
     2. Sally Sumner
     3. Nehemiah "Miah" Sumner,   b. Between 1785 and 1787, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1871, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     4. John Sumner,   b. Abt 1792, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mark Sumner,   b. 3 Oct 1795, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1869, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. George Sumner,   b. 1800, Grayson, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1873 and 1880, Monroe, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Frances Sumner,   b. Abt 1804, Grayson, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1825, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    +8. Nancy Anne Sumner,   b. Jun 1804, Grayson, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1876, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F6390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sometimes called "Mahala", the name on her tombstone. Nicknamed "Holly," according to some.

  • Sources 
    1. [S282] Nancy Jonckheere, 23 Dec 1999, post to Cumberland-River-L.

    2. [S1055] Findagrave.com page for Mahalah Sumner.

    3. [S840] Ancestry of Elizabeth Louise White by Steven C. Perkins.

    4. [S115] North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, on Ancestry.com.

    5. [S250] North Carolina Marriage Index, 1741-2004, on Ancestry.com.