Charles Reuben Blackwelder

18 March 1805–10 October 1878 (Age 73)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Charles Reuben

When Charles Reuben Blackwelder was born on 18 March 1805, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, his father, Martin Wiley Blackwelder, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Meisenheimer, was 38. He married Catherine Elizabeth Lipe on 18 May 1825, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Cabarrus, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and North Carolina, United States in 1870. In 1860, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as farmer in China Grove, Rowan, North Carolina, United States. He died on 10 October 1878, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Reuben Blackwelder
1805–1878
Catherine Elizabeth Lipe
1807–1863
Marriage: 18 May 1825
William Robert Blackwelder
1826–1910
Lucinda Blackwelder
1828–1888
Daniel Monroe Blackwelder
1830–1900
Allison James Blackwelder
1832–1912
Sarah R Blackwelder
1834–1910
Richard Martin Blackwelder
1836–1921
Margaret F H A Blackwelder
1838–1914
Elias A Blackwelder
1840–1863
Rebecca Amanda M Blackwelder
1842–1905
Elijah George Blackwelder
1843–1845
Levi H Blackwelder
1845–1864
Ludema Catherine Blackwelder
1848–1910
Laura Blackwelder
1849–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 May 1825
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States
children

(13)

    William Robert Blackwelder

    Male1826–1910Male

    Lucinda Blackwelder

    Female1828–1888Female

    Daniel Monroe Blackwelder

    Male1830–1900Male

    Allison James Blackwelder

    Male1832–1912Male

    Sarah R Blackwelder

    Female1834–1910Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Partly translated form of German Schwarzwälder, denoting someone from the Black Forest (German Schwarzwald). The first element Black is a translation of German Schwarz (Old High German swarz), while the second element is a respelling of -wälder ‘forest dweller’ (from Old High German wald ‘forest’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruben Blachurlder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruben Blackwelder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ruben Blackwelder, "United States Census, 1870"

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