In 1900 John Parker Blaylock 25 lived with his father, Elija Blaylock (George) 50, and Georges 2nd wife Nancy Akin 32, her 2 children, Elmus 15, and Gracie Akin, 13, and Margeret 7, Robert 4, and Minnie Blaylock, 1. Parker's father born in KY, Mother in Iowa.
John Parker Blaylock's real mother was Margaret Somers
Birth Year: abt 1853
Home in 1880: Ridge, Jackson, Illinois
Spouse's Name: (George) Elijah Blalock
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
George Blalock 36
Margaret Blalock 27
William T. Blalock 9
John P. Blalock 5
Lilly Dell Blalock 2
Elisabeth Blalock 2
Anyway, Margaret's maiden name was SOMNER.
The second wife was Nancy A. WOLF. Her first marriage was to G. J. AKIN, and they had two children: Samuel Elmus "Elmus" AKIN, b. 3 May 1885, and Grace AKIN, born Apr 1887. The surname AKIN had several spelling variations. John Parker BLAYLOCK, b. 21 May 1875, d. 23 Nov 1948, was one of the four children of Elijah L. "George" BLAYLOCK and his first wife Margaret SUMNER.
A George (Elijah )Bla) ock is listed in the 1880 Federal Census, Ridge Township,
> Jac. Co., IL with a wife Margaret b. ca. 1853 IL.
> 1880 Ridge Twp.
> 142-143 Blalock, George 36 Head AR SC NC
> Margaret 27 Wife IL KY IN
> William T. son 9 MO AR IL
> John P. son 5 IL AR IL
> Lilly Dell dau 2 IL AR IL
> Elizabeth dau 2 IL AR IL
> Wife Margaret Blaylock probably died [or were they divorced] between 1880
> and 1888 since Elijah married Nancy Wolf Aiken in Jackson Co., IL in 1888.
1900 Pomona Twp., Jackson Co., IL > 311/323
> Blalock, Elijah b. Mar 1850 aged 50 married 11 years, born: IL mother born :IL father born: IL
> Nancy b. Mar 1868 aged 32 married 11 years , born: IL mother born :IL father born: IL
> Odus b. May 1890
> Margaret b. June 1892
> Robert b. Nov 1895
> Minnie b. Apr 1899
> Akins, Elmus step-son b. May 1885 IL KY IL
> Akins, Gracie step-dau b. Apr 1887 IL KY IL