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Document Details


Title: Blessey, Geraldine
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Mrs. Geraldine (Gerry) Blessey was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 16, 1922, to Edmeé Thensted and Henry F. Fountain Sr. Mrs. Blessey is the eldest of four children, the widow of Walter J. Blessey III, the mother of Walter J. Blessey IV, Gerald H. Blessey, and Tamalane Blessey. She is grandmother to eight grandchildren.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohblesseygn.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Blessey, Geraldine, 1922-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 16-Apr-1922
Speaker place of birth: Biloxi, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Bookkeeper; Vice president
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 17-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Emery, Deborah Lee
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025612-27494