Verne Merritt Blackman

11 July 1884–6 August 1969 (Age 85)
Magnolia, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life 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 Garfield, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1910 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.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

14 March 1910
Whitman, Washington, United States


    Stella Blackmon


    Arthur Blackman


    Ruth Blackman



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

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, Scottish, and Irish: descriptive nickname for someone of swarthy complexion or hair, or else someone with a pale complexion or hair ( see Black ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Verne Blackburn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verne M Blackman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Verne M Blackman in household of George A Blackman, "United States Census, 1900"

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