Verne Merritt Blackman

Male11 July 1884–6 August 1969

Brief Life History of Verne Merritt

When Verne Merritt Blackman was born on 11 July 1884, in Magnolia, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, George Albert Blackman, was 21 and his mother, Alice Hudson Sabin, was 22. He married Martha Mabel Jarvis on 14 March 1910, in Whitman, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spokane, Washington, United States in 1935 and Greenacres Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 6 August 1969, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Verne Merritt Blackman
Martha Mabel Jarvis
Marriage: 14 March 1910
Stella Vera Blackmon
Arthur V Blackman
Ruth Blackman
Eugene Harold Blackman

Sources (24)

  • Verne Blackburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verme Merritt Blackman, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Verne Merritt Blackman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1910Whitman, Washington, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 5

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 23

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Blakman (Old English Blæcmann ‘black’ + ‘man’), which remained fairly common until the 13th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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