Armstead Elza BLEVINS Peggy BLEVINS Jackson BLEVINS Richard Elonzo ENGLAND Benjamin BLEVINS John BLEVINS Minolevia BLEVINS Byard BLEVINS Juleyan CAMPBELL Mini tree diagram
Merrenia Mary C BLEVINS

Merrenia Mary C BLEVINS4,5,1,2,3

25th Mar 18741,2,3 - 22nd Jun 19402,3

Life History

25th Mar 1874

Born in Cullman, Cullman, Alabama.1,2,3

18th Sep 1891

Married Richard Elonzo ENGLAND in Cullman County, Alabama.5

22nd Jun 1940

Died in Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama.2,3

after 22nd Jun 1940

Buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Hanceville, Cullman County, Alabama.3

Notes

  • "Juleyan's daughter Peggy married a Willie Smith, I believe.  Marymarried Lonnie England. Minolevia 'innie' married Willie Cordell.  Myrecords show that Minnie and Willie had two daughters, Mary andMartha.  I have Mary marrying someone named 'Clemons' and Marthamarrying a 'Freeman.'"
    --  "highonart," Ancestry Messaging to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 4 October2015

    Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1957
    Mary C Blevins
    Marriage 18 Sep 1891 Cullman County, Alabama
    Spouse Richard E England
    p 374 No. 84-1260

    The name Lonnie from family sources would be a nickname for Richard'smiddle name Elonzo.

    One genealogy reports that Mary died on 22 Jun 1940 in Hanceville,Cullman, Alabama, but provides no doucmentation.  No genealogy reportsany spouse for her.  Most report only an approximate birth date, froma census.  But one has an exact birth date, again with nodocumentation, 25 Mar 1874, Cullman, Cullman, Alabama.  This date andplace is consistent with other documented family information.  Nogenealogy has borth this birth date and the death date reported by theother genealogy cited here.

    1880 Federal Census, Blount County, Alabama, 16 June, District 13,page 11, Hse/Fam #61
    Blevins, Arm.  W M 30 Husband Farming AL AL AL b abt 1850]
    Blevins, Julia  W F 29 Wife Keeping House AL AL AL [abt 1851]
    Blevins, Peggie W F 9 Dau AL AL AL [abt 1871]
    Blevins, Jackson W M 7 Son AL AL AL [abt 1873]
    Blevins, Mary W F 5 Dau AL AL AL [abt 1875]
    Blevins, Benjaman [sic] W M 4 Son AL AL AL [abt 1876]
    Blevins, Merrenia  W F 3 Dau AL AL AL [abt 1877]
    Blevins, John W M 2 Son AL AL AL [abt 1878]
    Blevins, Byard W M 1 Son AL AL AL [abt 1879]

    From the name in the 1880 census, it appears Mary may be a nicknamefor Merrenia.  One private genealogy, in fact, reports that Mary was anickname.

    Merrenia "Mary" C Blevins (1874 - 1940)
    Headstone Photo Cullman, Alabama
    Attached To  Merrenia "Mary " C Blevins (born 1874)
    --  Ancestry.com, Private Genealogy reference in Ancestry

    With her birth and death dates, and her married name from my firstsource above, I was able to find her burial informaitn on Find aGrave.  The name on her grave is Mary C, and her husband's name isRichard Elonzo, both matching the marriage record referenced above.The middle name Elonzo on his burial memorial explains the nameLonnie, which has not been found in any records.

    Mary C Blevins England
    Birth Mar. 25, 1874 Cullman, Cullman County, Alabama
    Death Jun. 22, 1940 Hanceville, Cullman County, Alabama
    Parents:
    Armstead Elza Blevins (1844 - 1924)
    Juleyan Campbell Blevins (1844 - 1921)
    Spouse Richard Elonzo England (1871 - 1946)
    Daughter Mary Jo England Hancock (1919 - 2014)
    Burial Hopewell Cemetery, Hanceville, Cullman County, Alabama
    Created by paul & teresa (martin) Feb 01, 2014
    Find A Grave Memorial# 124442859,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124442859

Sources

  • 1. 1880 Federal Census, Blount County, Alabama
    • 16 June, District 13, page 11, Hse/Fam #61
  • 2. Ancestry Trees
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. Ancestry Messaging
  • 5. Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1957

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