And Helen Terry Blevins
Compiled By Lillard Terry
ARMSTEAD BLEVINS, born 1820, died 1897, was the son of JONATHAN BLEVINS and SARAH MINTON, his second wife, JONATHANís first wife was KATY TROXEL.
Children of ARMSTEAD and his first wife, MARGERY CARSON:
RILEY, b. 1840
ISAAC, b. 1843, m. MEVINA KOGER
ANNA, b. 1844, m. GRANVILLE BURKE
DIANCE, b. 1845, m. SARAH KOGER
JOHN, b. 1848, m. (1) SUREPTIA TERRY, and (2) ELIZABETH SMITH
MALINDA, b. 1852, died in infancy
POLLY, b. 1854, m. LATEN BLEVINS
JONATHAN, b. 1857, m. MARY A. SMITH
ADA, m. LINDSEY KIDD
HELEN TERRY, b. 1836, was the daughter of ELIJAH and SARA TERRY. She was the second wife of ARMSTEAD BLEVINS. Their children were:
SHADRACK, b. 1864, m. POLLY CRABTREE
JACOB, m. CORDIE KING
WILLIAM HUSTON "Huse", born May 2, 1869, m. ROSE MARCUM
HELENís stepson, JOHN, married her younger sister, SUREPTO (or SUPERTIA). They had eight children. HELENís sister, EMILY JANE, became the second wife of HENLEY BLEVINS, brother of ARMSTEAD. There were no children by this marriage.
KATY TROXEL, old JONATHANís first wife, was allegedly the daughter of "Big Jake" TROXELL and the Indian woman known as PRINCESS CORNBLOSSOM.
ELIJAH TERRY was a brother of JOSIAH TERRY. They came to Oneida around 1815. JOSIAH owned land which is now Oneida; ELIJAH owned land which is now West Oneida (or Stumptown).
ELIJAH, the youngest brother, was born in 1791. He and his first wife, SALLY RICE FOSTER, had three children. SALLY does not appear in any records after the 1830 census.
In the early 1830s, ELIJAH married SARAH BAKER. ELIJAH and SARAH had several children, namely:
CALVIN, b. about 1834
HELEN, b. about 1836
NAOMAH, b. about 1837
EMILY JANE, b. about 1839
ELIJAH Jr., b. about 1840
ESTER, b. about 1841
SEREPTO, b. about 1845
MARION, b. about 1847
FNB Chronicle, Vol. 15, No. 1 Ė Fall 2003
First National Bank
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