John Blackshear

1846–
Twiggs, Georgia, United States

The Life of John

When John Blackshear was born in 1846, in Twiggs, Georgia, United States, his father, Isaac Blackshear, was 65 and his mother, Elizabeth Wimberly, was 51.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Blackshear
1781–1875
Elizabeth Wimberly
1795–
Temperance Blackshear
1801–
Moses Blackshear
Mary Blackshear
1803–
Elizabeth Little Blackshear
1805–
David Blackshear
1834–1879
Winnifred Blackshear
1841–
Isaac D Blackshear
1844–1915
John Blackshear
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1781–1875Male

    Elizabeth Wimberly

    Female1795–Female

siblings

(8)

    Temperance Blackshear

    Female1801–Female

    Mary Blackshear

    Female1803–Female

    Elizabeth Little Blackshear

    Female1805–Female

    David Blackshear

    Male1834–1879Male

    Winnifred Blackshear

    Female1841–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 15

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Blackshaw .

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

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