John William Blackburn

1 July 1873–12 March 1929 (Age 55)
Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Blackburn was born on 1 July 1873, in Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jonathan Blackburn, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Marr, was 26. He married Margaret Ann McKown on 27 July 1896, in Hexham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Byker, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 12 March 1929, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

John William Blackburn
Margaret Ann McKown
Marriage: 27 July 1896
Monica Mary Blackburn
Annie Blackburn
William Charles Blackburn
John Daniel Blackburn
Daniel Blackburn
Jonathan Edward Blackburn

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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 7
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 11
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 31
The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. The surname is mainly found in northern England.

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

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Sources (9)

  • John Wm Blackburn in household of John Blackburn, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John William in household of Jonathan Blackburn, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Blackburn, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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