George I Blackman

14 August 1896–10 July 1980 (Age 83)
Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of George I

When George I Blackman was born on 14 August 1896, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, George Albert Blackman, was 33 and his mother, Alice Hudson Sabin, was 34. He married Lelia Blanche Callison on 20 June 1917, in Greenacres, City of Spokane Valley, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in St. Maries, Benewah, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 38 Rosalia, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 10 July 1980, in Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pines Cemetery, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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George I Blackman
Lelia Blanche Callison
Marriage: 20 June 1917
Marie Beryl Blackman
Donna Blackman

Spouse and Children

20 June 1917
Greenacres, City of Spokane Valley, Spokane, Washington, United States


    Marie Beryl Blackman


    Donna Blackman


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 2

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • George Blackman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Blackman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Geo J Blackmon, "United States Census, 1920"

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