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Minton Amos BlackmonAge: 59 years18571916

Name
Minton Amos Blackmon
Given names
Minton Amos
Surname
Blackmon
Birth April 20, 1857 56 42
Source: Headstone
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Death of a brotherJames Burdock Blackmon
May 12, 1864 (Age 7 years)
MarriageSarah Frances Turquam BlackmonView this family
March 27, 1881 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherAmos B. Blackmon
July 9, 1884 (Age 27 years)

Source: Headstone
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Death of a sisterDelilah Jane Blackmon
March 24, 1892 (Age 34 years)

Source: Headstone
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Death of a motherJane Reeves
October 16, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

Lancaster Enquirer, 19 October 1892

Source: Headstone
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Death of a brotherMiles Daniel Blackmon
December 8, 1905 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Blackmon
September 5, 1906 (Age 49 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 15 September 1906

Burial of a sisterNancy Blackmon
September 12, 1906 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterIsabella Blackmon
April 12, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

Monroe Journal, 14 April 1914

Death June 10, 1916 (Age 59 years)
Source: Headstone
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Burial June 11, 1916 (1 day after death)
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18 months
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4 years
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himself
Minton Amos Blackmon
Birth: April 20, 1857 56 42Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Death: June 10, 1916Gills Creek, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
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himself
Minton Amos Blackmon
Birth: April 20, 1857 56 42Lancaster Co., South Carolina
Death: June 10, 1916Gills Creek, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
wife
Marriage: March 27, 1881Lancaster Co., South Carolina

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Death date and place proved by SC Death Index. Marriage information from Lancaster Ledger. Death Certificate gives birth date as April 28. Also, parents names - Amos Blackmon and Jane Reeves.

Minton Amos Blackmon|Will

The State Of South Carolina County of Lancaster I, Minton Amos Blackmon, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do make, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament; hereby revoking all others.

Item 1. - I will and direct that all my just debts be paid immediately after my death and that a sufficient sum of money be taken from my personal estate to erect over my grave a suitable monument.

Item 2. - I give, devise and bequeath to my Wife Sarah Frances Turquam Blackmon, for her natural life or widowhood, the following tracts of land: My Will Hinson bottom, situate on Flat Creek, containing ten (10) acres, more or less, my Stogner Place, containing sixty nine and three tenths (69 3/10) acres, more or less, My home place containing twelve (12) acres, more or less, My tract of land near Antioch Church, containing thirty nine and one half acres, more or less, My tract of land on Rocky River Road containing one hundred twenty (120) acres, more or less, My Finley Place on Gills Creek containing one hundred and three (103) acres, more or less, and thirteen acres, more or less.

Item 3. - In the event of my wife's death or marriage, I give, devise and bequeath the Stogner place, named in Item 2 to my nephew Will H. Blackmon; my home place named in Item 2, to my niece Leila Walker, provided that she shall pay to her brother Thomas, the sum of Two Hundred ($200) Dollars; My Antioch place named in Item 2, to nephew Matt Blackmon provided he pay to Joel Blackmon Two Hundred ($200) Dollars, my Rocky River Road Place named in Item 2, to Olivia Howard, Virgina Dabney and Delia Kell, one third each; My Finley Place named in Item 2, to W. T. Griffin, Will Small, Yancey Griffin, O. S. Small one fourth each; my Will Hinson bottom, named in Item 2, to Amanda Baskins her life time and at her death to Mint Baskins, son of Dock Baskins.

Item 4. - At my death I will and direct that my old Home Place on Flat Creek, containing two hundred acres, more or less, be sold and the proceeds therefore, after the payment of my debts be added to my personal estate.

Item 5. - I give, devise and bequeath the following sums of money to the following named persons: E. L. Stogner,$500.00 H. L. Blackmon,$400.00 Mint Faile,$400.00 Henry and Jim Blackmon, each,$200.00 Lum Ellis,$100.00 Ivy Minton McCown,$100.00 M. D. Blackmon daughters, each,$100.00 Lizzie Snipes,$100.00

Item 6. - To my beloved wife I give, bequeath, and devise all my household and kitchen furniture and one half of my personal estate, after the payment of my debts and the bequeaths in Item 5; the remaining one half to be divided, share and share alike, between the children of R. E. Small, Minor Blackmon, Will Faile, Charley Mongo and James Griffin.

Item 7. - In the event of the death of my beneficiary under this Will before my death, I give, bequeath and devise the amount herein provided such beneficiary to his or her next of kin.

Item 8. - I nominate constitute J. J. Blackmon, Executor of this my last will and testament, and should he predecease me I nominate, constitute and appoint in his stead Joel D. Blackmon Executor of my last Will and Testament.

This will was duly executed, and admitted to probate in the office of the Probate Judge of Lancaster County about the __ day of June 1916.