Robert Franklin Blassingame was born in Kossuth Alcorn, Mississippi, USA on 19 Feb 1862 to James Harrison Blassingame and Sarah Elizabeth Merritt. Robert Franklin married Martha Calvery and had 9 children. He passed away on 1943 in Texas City Galveston, Texas, USA.Parents: Father: James Harrison Blassingame 1828-1893 Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Merritt 1829-1893 Spouse: Martha Calvery 1862-1928 Children: Lon Blassingame 1888-1973 Claud Blassingame 1895-1966 Victor Blassingame 1886-1958 Bunion Blassingame 1889-1909 Nettie Blassingame 1891-1919 Maude Blassingame 1893-1968 Ollie Blassingame 1894-Unknown Lena Blassingame 1897-1915 Ethel Blassingame 1899-Unknown
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Mrs. R.S.[sic F.] Blassingame passed away Thursday of last week at the family home three miles west of Cone at the age of 66 years, 2 month and 20 days. Funeral services were held Friday at the home, interment occurring in Cone Cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Brown officiating. Marr Furniture Company of Ralls, directed the funeral.The Blassingame family has resided in thsi county for many years and are numbered among our best people. Mrs. Blassingame was a fine character, a loving mother and wife and citizen who could be depended upon to always stand for the right. The husband, children and other near relatives have the sympathy of all the people of this community in the loss of their best friend, the wife and mother.
Published Crosbyton Review, submitted by Grace Ashley
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