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Nellie Mae Blakeney

Nellie Mae Blakeney

Female 1890 - 1963  (73 years)

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  • Name Nellie Mae Blakeney 
    Born 7 Jul 1890  Westville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Nov 1963  Charleston, Coles, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodland Cemetery, Chrisman, Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Harvey Blakeney,   b. 12 Jul 1865, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1939, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Harriett Elizabeth Galbreath,   b. 3 Aug 1865, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1911, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1888  Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Robert Lee Bryant,   b. 8 Jul 1890, Madison, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1923, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1910  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: Unmarried 
    Children 
     1. Myra Mildred Bryant,   b. 30 Nov 1911, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1985, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Thelma Arvilla Bryant,   b. 11 Jun 1914, Stateline, Warren, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1990, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Gertrude Louise Bryant,   b. 16 Sep 1918, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1984, Vermillion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Alma Bernice Bryant,   b. 1922, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1923, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 LeRoy Fremont Carpenter,   b. 24 Oct 1878, Marshall, Clark, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1964, Marshall, Clark, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 2 May 1923  Danville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lyman Wesley Carpenter,   b. 27 May 1924, Westville, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1983, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. LeRoy Cephas Carpenter,   b. 14 Sep 1926, Vermilion, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 2015, Benton, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Luella May Carpenter,   b. 1 Jan 1929, Dana, Vermillion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 2011, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Gladys Loraine Carpenter,   b. 14 Sep 1931, Dana, Vermillion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2008, Calvert City, Marshall, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jul 1890 - Westville, Vermilion, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Nellie Mae's first husband was Robert Lee Bryant, father of Myra, Thelma and Gertie. Information from a personal Interview in 1949. Nellie Mae's birth date was verified by actual records in Courthouse, Vermilion, IL; Marriage license Robert Lee - Nellie May Blakeney-Bryant also in Vermilion County, IL, Book 6-55 #23510. Records of parents, Harriet Elizabeth and Harvey Blakeney, Book 2, page 5. DEATH Vermilion County Clerk, 11. Certificate #9072.

      OBITUARY. Mrs. Nellie May Carpenter, 74, of Chrisman, died at 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 1963 in the Adkins Nursing Home at Charleston where she had been a patient one month. She had resided most of her life in Chrisman. Born July 7, 1889, in Westville, she was the daughter of Harvey and Elizabeth Galbreath Blakeney. She was married to LeRoy Carpenter who survives. Also surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Salts of Dana, IN, Mrs. Myra Sheldon of Bloomington, IL , Mrs. Luella Newlin of Fithian, Mrs. Gladys Sides of Congerville, IL, and Mrs. Thelma Bryant of Santa Monica, CA. Also two sons, Lyman of Beaumont, TX., and LeRoy of Siloam Springs, AR; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Vasser and Mrs. Edna Rice both of Westville; 18 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The body is at the Scott Funeral Home in Chrisman.

      Nellie Mae also married on 25 Dec 1910 in Danville, Vermilion, IL, Robert Lee Bryant, son of Stevens Bryant and Margaret Ann White, who was born 8 Jul 1890 in Madison, KY. Robert Lee died on 11 Jan 1923 in Vermilion, IL and was buried on 13 Jan 1923 in Sandusky Cemetery, Westville, Vermilion Co., IL.

      Nellie Mae Blakeney Carpenter Birth: Jul. 7, 1889 Vermilion County Illinois, USA Death: Nov. 4, 1963 Coles County Illinois, USA Nellie Mae Blakeney was born 7 JUL 1889 in Westville, IL, and died 4 NOV 1963 in Charleston, IL. She was the daughter of Harvey Blakeney and Harriett Elizabeth Galbreath. She married 1st Robert Lee Bryant, son of Stevens Bryant and Margaret Ann Wite. She married 2nd LeRoy Fremont Carpenter 2 MAY 1923 in Danville, Illinois, son of John McNair Carpenter and Phebe Ellen Griffing. He was born 24 OCT 1878 in Marshall, IL, and died 24 MAR 1964. Family links: Parents: Harvey Blakeney (1865 - 1939) Harriet Elizabeth Galbreath Blakeney (1865 - 1911) Spouses: LeRoy Fremont Carpenter (1878 - 1964) Robert Lee Bryant (1890 - 1923)* Children: Myra M. Sheldon (1911 - 1985)* Gertrude Louise Bryant Saults (1918 - 1984)* Lyman Wesley Carpenter (1924 - 1983)* Luella May Carpenter Rebel (1929 - 2011)* Gladys Loraine Carpenter Sides (1931 - 2008)* Siblings: Wilbur Blakeney (1884 - 1920)* Edna Ethel Blakeney Rice (1887 - 1974)* Nellie Mae Blakeney Carpenter (1889 - 1963) Bertha Olive Blakeney Vasser (1893 - 1977)* Myra McKinley Blakeney Brooks (1896 - 1924)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Woodland Cemetery Chrisman Edgar County Illinois, USA Maintained by: Dorothy Parke Originally Created by: Ron Yates Record added: Sep 18, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 15791530