Tombstone Tuesday: Titus Walter Blessing – Medimont, Idaho

TitusBlessingGraveTitus Walter Blessing was born on August 4, 1855 in Dubuque, Iowa to parents Franz Joseph and Magdalena Rausch Blessing.  His father, who went by his middle name Joseph, was born in Germany in 1826 and immigrated to America in 1850.  His mother was born in Bavaria in 1825 and her date of immigration is unknown.

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  1. I came across this article on the Blessing family researching Wyatt Earp. Fantastic article – I found it very interesting – a little sad, but I am extremely glad I came across it. It is amazing how one story leads you to two or three others. It truly is a small world.

    • Wyatt Earp research? That’s interesting. Wyatt is my third cousin, three times removed. I’m glad you enjoyed the article — it was a gem to discover and write about! Thanks for stopping by!



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