Mary Blackburn

12 November 1769–25 October 1857 (Age 87)
Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Blackburn was born on 12 November 1769, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, her father, John Blackburn, was 24 and her mother, Mary Woods, was 15. She married Solomon Eagon on 12 November 1788, in Cecil, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Beaver Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 25 October 1857, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa Territory, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in White Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Eagon
1766–1855
Mary Blackburn
1769–1857
Marriage: 12 November 1788
Mary "Polly" Eagon
1789–1861
William Eagan
1790–1850
Thomas Eagon
1796–1849
Elizabeth Eagon
1791–1832
Margaret Eagon
1792–1878
Sarah Eagon
1794–1857
Susanne Eagon
1795–1859
Clementine Eagon
1799–1852
Uriah Blackburn Eagon
1802–1852
Lucy Eagon
1804–1877
Delilah Eagon
1805–1878
William Hickey Eagon
1810–1855

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1788
Cecil, Maryland, United States
children

(12)

    Mary "Polly" Eagon

    Female1789–1861Female

    William Eagan

    Male1790–1850Male

    Elizabeth Eagon

    Female1791–1832Female

    Female1792–1878Female

    Sarah Eagon

    Female1794–1857Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Blackburn

    Male1745–1801Male

    Mary Woods

    Female1754–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 7

Maryland is the 7th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 25

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Blcee, black, and beorn, a prince, a king, meaning a black prince, or perhaps from blcec, black, and and byrne, a coat of mail, meaning a black coat of mail

Sources (3)

  • Mary Eagon in household of William Eagon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Blackburn, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • Mary Blackburn Eagon, "Find A Grave Index"

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