Susanna Blackmer

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Blackmer was born on 11 December 1755, in New Marlborough, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Paul Blackmer, was 25 and her mother, Meribah Washburn, was 19. She married Ebenezer Jones Jr on 20 December 1774, in Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 15 March 1828, in Alford, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Alford, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ebenezer Jones Jr
Susanna Blackmer
Marriage: 20 December 1774
Calvin Jones
Andes Jones
Heman Jones
Sabra Jones
Horace Jones
Colonel Atlas Jones
Thetis Jones
Elijah Jefferson Jones
Luna Jones
Mithra Jones
Westley Jones
Thisbe Jones
Andes Jones
Sabra Jones
Susanna Jones

Sources (27)

  • Susanah Blaehmer, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Susannah Blackmore Jones, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susanna in entry for Westley Jones, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

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

Name Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Blakmer (Old English Blæcmǣr, from blæc ‘black’ + mǣre ‘famous’).

habitational name from one or more of the many places called Blackmore, Blackmoor or Blakemere, such as Blackmore End in Kimpton (Hertfordshire), Blakemere (Herefordshire), and Blackmoor (Hampshire), which are named with either Old English blæc ‘black, dark’ + Old English mōr ‘moor, marshy ground’ or mere ‘mere, lake’.

variant of Blackmore .

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

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