When Mary Blackburn was born in 1824, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Burton Blackburn, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Hanks, was 29. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with John Brooks. She lived in Edwards Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Trap Hill Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 12 August 1900, at the age of 76.
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’. This surname is found mainly in northern England.
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