Pardy Truman Blackman

Male1 October 1872–17 October 1916

Brief Life History of Pardy Truman

When Pardy Truman Blackman was born on 1 October 1872, in Edgar, Illinois, United States, his father, Truman Blackman, was 57 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Crawford, was 25. He married Margaret Myrtle Pinson on 17 May 1894, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. He lived in Vermilion, Stratton Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Stratton Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 17 October 1916, in Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Edgar Cemetery, Paris Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Pardy Truman Blackman
Margaret Myrtle Pinson
Marriage: 17 May 1894

Sources (7)

  • Paul Blackman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pardy Truman Blackman, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Pardy T. Blackman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1894Edgar, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 5

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 13

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Blakman (Old English Blæcmann ‘black’ + ‘man’), which remained fairly common until the 13th century.

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

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