Richard Blankenship

Richard Blankenship (HMP8S)

Location: Princeton, WV 24740 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 21.947', W 81° 6.162'

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Richard Blankenship, Revolutionary War Soldier, was a member of Major James Robertson's company of New River Valley volunteers who fought at the Battle of Point Pleasant, October 10, 1774. He lived on a 33 acre farm 8 mi. southeast, at Ingleside, Mercer Co. and was recorded as an octogenarian in 1840 census. He was early settler, soldier and progenitor of many people in this area.
HM NumberHMP8S
Year Placed1979
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 490906 N 4135456
Decimal Degrees37.36578333, -81.10270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.947', W 81° 6.162'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 56.82" N, 81° 6' 9.72" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 175-177 WV-20, Princeton WV 24740, US
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