The following is my Blankenship family tree:

Ralph Blankenship m. Martha Stanley

Ralph Blankenship (the younger) m. Martha Clay

Richard Blankenship m. Elizabeth Lodewick

Peter Blankenship m. Ann Belcher

Martha Elizabeth Blankenship m. John Miller

Robert Crawford Miller m. Levina Louisa Burgess

Addison D. Miller m. Nancy Ann Salyers

Erastus Miller m. Emeline Davis

Craton Miller m. Colista Jane Borders

Clara Alice Miller m. Melvin Shirley Carter

Menifee Carter m. Betty Lee Holley

Melinda Ann Holley

The Blankenship line is confirmed to Ralph Blankenship who married Martha Stanley. There was 1 known child: Ralph (the younger).

Ralph Blankenship (the younger) was born in 1662 in Cumbria, England. He married Martha Clay in 1690 probably in the Henrico, VA area. Martha was born in 1660 in VA to Charles Clay & Hannah Wilson. Ralph died in 1714 in Roxdale Estates in Henrico CO., VA. There were 5 known children: William, Richard, Ralph, Jr. John, & James.

Richard Blankenship was born in 1693 in Goochland Co., VA. He married Elizabeth Lodewick in Goochland Co., VA. Richard died in 1768. There were 5 known children: Isham, Peter, Lodewick, John, & Richard, Jr.

Peter Blankenship was born in 1725 in Chesterfield Co., VA> He was married 2 times. His first wife (from whom I am descended) was Ann Belcher whom he married in 1750 in Goochland Co., VA. Ann was born in 1730 & died 1760-1765. THere were 5 children of this marriage: Abiah, Margaret, Peter, Jr., Martha Elizabeth, and Mary ELizabeth. Peter's 2nd wife was Cicely LIggon. She was born in 1743 & died in 1825 in Franklin Co., VA. There were 7 children of this marriage: Clayborn, LIggon, RIchard, Frances, Shaddrack, John & Cisley. Peter died in Montgomery Co., VA.

Martha Elizabeth Blankenship was born in 1757 in VA. She was married 2 times. Her 1st husband (from whom I am descended) was John Miller whom she married in 1770 in GOochland Co., VA. John was born in 1745 in VA & died in 1784 in Franklin Co., VA. SEE THE MILLER LINE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS LINE. Martha's 2nd husband was John Copley (son of Thomas COpley & Mary Day) whom she married July 16, 1793 in Montgomery Co., VA. Martha died in November 1836 in GIles CO., VA.