BLAKEMORE, MARY ANN - Washington County, Arkansas | MARY ANN BLAKEMORE - Arkansas Gravestone Photos


Zion (Springdale) Cemetery
Washington County,

Company K 34 Arkansas Infantry
Civil War Confederate
November 24, 1841* - December 29, 1915

*Obituary (Article) (as written)
1911 Arkansas Confederate Census

BLAKEMORE, James Exum, of Springdale, Arkansas, was born November 24, 1840 in Washington County, Arkansas, the son of Lee Cage Blakemore of Sumner County, Tennessee, who moved to Arkansas in 1832. He was the son of Thomas Blakemore of Tennessee. Maiden name of subject’s mother was Charlotte Johnson. It states that J.L. Blakemore, brother of subject, was in the Mexican War. J.E. Blakemore was a Democrat and a member of M.E. Church, South. He served in Company K, Arkansas Infantry under Captain A. Wilson, Col. Brooks, Major Pettigrew in Fagan’s Brigade, had three years service, in the battles of Prairie Grove, Helena, Jenkins Ferry, Camden, et cet., paroled at Fort Smith, Arkansas. He married Mary Ann Muncy, daughter of Luke and Jane Muncy, of Washington County, Arkansas on April 23, 1871. Their children are; Edmond Blakemore of Springdale; Jennie Blakemore Hodges of Hagoton, Kansas; Annie Blakemore Oreaton of Rhea, Arkansas; Mattie Blakemore Dixon of Helena, Arkansas; Mary Blakemore Harbour of Hugaton, Kansas; Vol Blakemore of Laverna, California; and Emma and Winnie Blakemore of Springdale, Arkansas.

February 16, 1851 - December 30, 1899

The Springdale News
Thursday, January 4, 1900

BLAKEMORE, Mary Ann MUNCY - Mrs. Blakemore, wife of J. E. Blakemore, residing some three miles southeast of town, passed away Sunday afternoon about five o'clock, after a lengthy illness. The remains were interred in the cemetery at Zion Tuesday at 12 o'clock, services being conducted by Rev. Lindsey, of Farmington. The deceased was 49 years of age, and together with her husband, had long resided in this section. She was a member of the South Methodist church, and was a good woman, highly esteemed, and loved by all who knew her. Besides a husband she leaves nine (?) children, three sons and four daughters, and the sympathy of their many friends goes out to them in the loss of one so dear.

Contributed on 10/10/12 by wfields55
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Submitted: 10/10/12 • Approved: 5/18/21 • Last Updated: 5/21/21 • R765259-G765258-S3

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