My name is Vetty BLANTON DECKER. I am a descendant of the BLANTONS of Duplin Co., NC There are many BLANTON researchers. My personal research began in June 1991. Unfortunately all my research went up in flames in Feb. I now live in the sunny state of FL and would like to meet my BLANTON cousins in the area.
My Direct line is as follows:
Father: JAMES WELLS BLANTON,SR. b. Wayne Co., GA. My MOTHER IS VERNICE ELIZABETH TAYLOR, daughter of JOHN WILLIAM TAYLOR and MAE GILBERT of Lee Co., VA
Grandfather: WALTER EUGENE BLANTON,SR. b. Appling/Wayne Co., GA. He married WILLIE ALBERTA HARTLEY b. in Tatnall Co., GA.
Her father was JAMES A. HARTLEY b. in SC. His parents were from Scotland.
Great-gradfather: DAVID WELLS BLANTON b. 2 Jun 1857 in Duplin Co., NC. He married ROXAYAN EDENFIELD. She is the grand-daughter of WHISKEY JIM EDENFIELD.
GGGrandfather: DAVID BLANTON b. abt. 1825 in Duplin Co., NC. He married Mary LAST NAME UNKNOWN. She is buried in the BLANTON CEMETERY in Duplin Co., NC
GGGGrandfather: ABRAHAM BLANTON b. BET. 1801-1802 in Sampson/Duplin Co., NC. He married MARY J. WILSON.
GGGGGrandfather: JOSHUA BLANTON b. bet. 1760-1765 in Prince Edward Co., VA. He married MARY ALDERMAN AND her sister KEZIAH ALDERMAN. Daughters of JOHN ALDERMAN and MARY CASHWELL.
I look forward to working with each one who contacts me.