Ernest E. Blevins, MFA

Title: Genealogist, Researcher, Historian,
Preservationist, Archaeologist
Company: Blevins Historical Research
Location: Charleston, WV United States


  • 10th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Reenactors (secretary, 1997-1998)
  • Alden Kindred of America
  • Alpha Phi Omega (vice president, administration, alumni secretary, historian, 1987-1998)
  • American Planning Association
  • Association of Historians at Georgia State University (secretary, 2004-2005)
  • Association Professional Genealogists (scribe, Georgia chapter 2004-05)
  • East Tennessee Historical Society
  • Georgia Historical Society
  • Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
  • National Council on Public History
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • New England Historic and Genealogical Society
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans (acting newsletter editor, 2006)
  • Sons of the American Revolution (historian,  2005-2006) (webmaster, 2005-2006) (genealogist, 2007-2009)
  • South Carolina Historical Society
  • Southeastern Archaeological Conference
  • Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • The Association for State and Local History
  • The General Society of Mayflower Descendants (assistant deputy governor, South Carolina historian, 1995-1996)
  • The Huguenot Society of America
  • The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America (registrar, 2005-2007)
  • The Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War (patriotic instructor 2005-2007) (commander, 2006-2009) (newsletter editor 2007) (Elias Moon Camp, Senior vice commander 2007-2009) (department monuments and graves register 2009-2010) (monuments officer, 2012)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2016)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Yellow District County, Heard County, GA (2012)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Medal, Sons of Confederate Veterans (2011-2012)
  • Recipient, Carroll County Movement Documentary Award, Georgia (2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2009)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007)
  • Recipient, Best Chapter Award, National Sons of the American Revolution Past Governor Robert Vance Website Contest (2006)
  • Honoree, Best Chapter Webpage, Sons of the American Revolution (2005-2006)
  • Recipient, National Sons of the American Revolution Award, Past Governor Robert Vance Website Contest (2005)
  • Recipient, Bronze Citizenship Award, Casmir Pulaski Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (2005)
  • Recipient, Genealogist’s Award, Soule Kindred of America, Duxbury, MA (2004)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Alumni Award, AAE Alpha Phi Omega, College of Charleston (1995)
  • Recipient, Ray A. Croc Citizenship Award, McDonald’s Corporation, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC (1987)

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