Rebecca,my ggrandfather James Claborne Counce's sister Mary Ann Counce married John Blackard (B:March 31, 1818, D: Dec. 20, 1872).John and Mary Ann (Counce) Blackard were in Lauderdale Ct., Al. in the 1850 census, in Tishomingo Ct., Ms. in 1856. in Hardin Ct.,Tn.1860 census. When Mary Ann's parents estate was settled Sept. 1866 it stated John and Mary Ann Blackard were in Ar. I believe John was a sibling of Carroll Blackard who married the Hamm girl. John and Mary oldest child was named William Carroll Balckard. After Mary Ann's death, John married Willoughby Blackard's widow Martha.Tabitha Elizabeth Hamm married William H. Counce Jr. a brother to my ggrandfather James Claborne Counce. Do you have Levi H. Blackard as John and Carrol's father.