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James Delot Jefferson BLEVANS

Male 1829 - 1913  (84 years)


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  • Name James Delot Jefferson BLEVANS 
    Born 5 May 1829  Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name James Delot Jefferson "Jeff" BLEVANS 
    Died 15 Aug 1913  Wallowa County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Prairie Creek Cemetery, Wallowa County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Charles E. Austin .

      (2) Jefferson BLEVANS is listed in a household headed by his father, Stephen A. BLEVANS, in the 1850 census of Green Township, Platte County, MO.

      Jefferson is listed in the 1850 census as a farmer who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VA.

      (3) Jeff BLEVENS is listed in a household headed by his brother-in-law, X. O. DUNKEN, in the 1860 census of Eugene, Lane County, OR.

      Jeff is listed in the 1860 census as a person who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1860 census, he was born in TN. According to the 1860 census, he had been married within the year immediately preceding the 1860 census; however, his wife is not listed with him in the 1860 census.

      (4) A household headed by J. J. BLEVANS is listed in the 1870 census of Fairfield Precinct, Marion County, OR.

      J. J. is listed in the 1870 census as a teacher who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with J. J. is his son, Murat, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1861. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OR.

      Also listed with J. J. is his son, John A., who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OR.

      Also listed with J. J. is his son, Duroc, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1863. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OR. [His name is listed as Duroe in the index to the 1870 census.]

      (5) A household headed by James BLEVINS is listed in the 1880 census of District 115, Prairie Creek Precinct, Union County, OR.

      James is listed in the 1880 census as a school teacher who was then 45 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1835. According to the 1880 census, he was born in MO. The birthplaces of his parents are not listed in the 1880 census. According to the 1880 census, he was then a widower.

      Listed with James is his son, Murat, who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1861. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OR, and his father was born in MO. The birthplace of his mother is not listed in the 1880 census.

      Also listed with James is his son, John, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OR, and his father was born in MO. The birthplace of his mother is not listed in the 1880 census.

      Also listed with James is his son, Duroc, who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1863. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OR, and his father was born in MO. The birthplace of his mother is not listed in the 1880 census. [His first name is listed as Durve in the index to the 1880 census.]

      (6) A household consisting solely of James J. BLEVANS is listed in the 1900 census of Park Precinct, Wallowa County, OR.

      James J. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in May 1829 and was then 71 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in TN, his father was born in AL, and his mother was born in SC. According to the 1900 census, he was then a widower.

      (7) Jefferson BLEVANS is listed in a household headed by his son, John A. BLEVANS, in the 1910 census of Joseph, Wallowa County, OR.

      Jefferson is listed in the 1910 census as a person who was then 80 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1830. According to the 1910 census, he was born in TN, his father was born in AL, and his mother was born in GA. According to the 1910 census, he was then a widower.

      (8) Prairie Creek Cemetery <http://www.usgennet.org/usa/or/county/wallowa/cemeteries/prairiecreek cem.htm>:

      Blevans, James J. 5 MAY 1829 - 15 AUG 1913
    Person ID I14397  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Stephen Ausborn BLEVANS,   b. 10 Oct 1787, Present-Day Buncombe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1851, Cass County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Nancy KIRKLAND,   b. 12 Nov 1790, Spartanburg County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1873, Cass County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1810  Sequatchie Valley, Marion County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jane SMALL,   b. 6 Jan 1839, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1865, Idaho City, Boise County, ID Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1860  OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F6509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart