James W. Blanks

James W. Blanks
April 12, 1847-January 27, 1912

 1860 Residence: Robeson County, NC

James W. Blanks

James W. Blanks

Military Record
March 10, 1862 – Enlisted in Robeson County, NC
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Private
December 3, 1863 – Reported absent without leave
January-February 1864 – Returned to Duty
May 16, 1864-Wounded in the shoulder at Drewry’s Bluff, VA.
Hospitalized at Richmond, VA
June 23, 1864-Returned to duty
Present or accounted for through December 1864

Parents
John “Jack” Blanks 1820- (Robeson County, NC)        31st NC, Co A
Elly Ivey 1817- (Robeson County, NC)

Siblings
John A. Blanks 1848
Mary E. Blanks 1852

Wife
Sarah C. Bell 1859-1953 (Robeson County, NC)

Children
Docia Blanks 1872-1912
John J. Blanks 1874-
Ella Blanks 1879-1912
Hattie Jane Blanks 1882-1945
William Wellington Blanks 1885-1963
Sarah Lula Blanks 1886-1960
Hector Thomas Blanks 1892-1972

Burial
Tenmile Center Baptist Church Cemetery
US Highway 301
West Howellsville, NC