Harriet Blackstone

1828–
Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet

Harriet Blackstone was born in 1828, in Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States. She married William B Chidester on 7 February 1850, in Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William B Chidester
1824–1855
Harriet Blackstone
1828–
Marriage: 7 February 1850

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 2
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 2
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 8
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dark (boundary) stone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ (Old English blæc) + stān ‘stone’, or a habitational name from a place named with these words, for example Blaxton in South Yorkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Blackiston
Blackston
Blaxton

Sources (5)

  • Harriet Blackstone, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Harriet Blackstone, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Harriet Blackstone, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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