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John Sherman Blitch

Male 1856 - 1934  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name John Sherman Blitch  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Jan 1856  Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [4
    Residence 1880  Precinct 8, Nassau, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1900  Olustee, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 22 Feb 1934  Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    • John Sherman Blitch, 78, retired Special Agent for the Jacksonville Terminal Company, died at his home early yesterday. He resided at the foot of Stonewall Street.

      Mr. Blitch was born at Olustee and came to this city about 15 years ago.

      Mr. Blitch is survived by a step-daughter, Mrs. C. R. Roberts, this city, and a granddaughter, Miss Homie Blitch, Olustee.

      Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Seashole Funeral Parlors.

      John Sherman Blitch
      Died: 22 Feb 1934
      Published: Jacksonville, Florida Times-Union
      Date: 23 Feb 1934
      Page: 2
    Buried Dyess Cemetery, Olustee, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Person ID I12370  tng Genealogy

    Father Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Missouri "Mizauri" Dyess,   b. Feb 1849, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1878  [1
    Children 
    +1. Homer Herman Blitch,   b. 22 May 1878, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1910, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]
     2. Lula Blitch,   b. 28 Aug 1879, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1882, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
     3. Lonnie Blitch,   b. 9 Aug 1886, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1887, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. Ernest Blitch,   b. 26 Jun 1889, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1909, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F4338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1856 - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Precinct 8, Nassau, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Olustee, Baker, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1934 - Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S237] Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. 6, Folks Huxford, (Name: 1971;), Page 82.

    2. [S353] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      1880 U.S. Census Precinct 8, Nassau, Florida, ED 124, roll T9_131, page 367.2000, image 0376.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=5095331&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    3. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24956449.
      Record for John Sherman Blitch
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=103025705&indiv=try

    4. [S349] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Record for John Sherman Blitch
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=7338&h=5144452&indiv=try

    5. [S340] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Olustee, Baker, Florida; Roll: T623_166 Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 15.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=33960339&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S356] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Olustee, Baker, Florida; Roll: T624_157; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 38.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&h=2879452&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    7. [S74] Cemeteries of Baker County Florida, Baker County Historical Society, (Name: September 2000;).