David Blank Family Papers,
1854, 1933, and undated
David Blank (1826-1890) was raised in Woodville, Sandusky County, Ohio. He came to Clinton County, Michigan, in 1858, where he farmed, was active in the Greenbush Christian Church, and the Greenback political party of Prohibitionists. David had two brothers, Amos, in Michigan, and William, in Ohio, who were agents for farm machinery. (For further family information see p. 202 of Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio, in the Clarke Historical Library).