Harriet Blackstone


Brief Life History 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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William B Chidester
Harriet Blackstone
Marriage: 7 February 1850

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Harriet Blackstone - Government record: birth-name: Harriet Blackstone
  • Harriet Blackstone, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Harriet Blackstone, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

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  • Marriage
    7 February 1850Guernsey, Guernsey, Ohio, United States
  • 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

    habitational name from Blackstone in Woodmancote (Sussex), from the Old English personal name Blæcsige + ing + tūn ‘the estate called after Blæcsige’.

    habitational name from Blaxton in Yorkshire, named with Old English blæc ‘black’ + stān ‘stone’.

    habitational name from Blakeston (Hall) in Norton (Durham), from the Old Norse personal name Bleikr + Old English tūn meaning ‘Bleikr's estate’.

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

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