Vickie A Blankenship (1957 - 2009)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Vickie A Blankenship’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Vickie so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Vickie’s biography.

Vickie A Blankenship Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Vickie A Blankenship and her immediate Blankenship family. Add to Vickie A Blankenship's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Vickie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Vickie A Blankenship? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Vickie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Vickie attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Vickie did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Vickie A Blankenship is a military veteran.

Middle name

A

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Vickie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Vickie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Vickie a religious woman? Add Vickie’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Vickie during various points of her life.

Timeline

1957 - In the year that Vickie A Blankenship was born, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1977 - Vickie was 20 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1978 - When she was 21 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

1980 - When she was 23 years old, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1983 - By the time she was 26 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

Vickie A Blankenship Family Tree

Who was Vickie’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Vickie’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Vickie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Vickie A Blankenship
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Vickie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Vickie A Blankenship is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Vickie A Blankenship passed away on December 30, 2009 at 52 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Vickie. She was born on November 21, 1957. We have no information about Vickie's family or relationships. We know that Vickie A Blankenship had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.

Memories

What do you remember about Vickie A Blankenship? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Vickie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Vickie A Blankenship

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources