Lucinda Blackshear

13 April 1823–September 1849 (Age 26)
Waynesboro, Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucinda

When Lucinda Blackshear was born on 13 April 1823, in Waynesboro, Wayne, Tennessee, United States, her father, Elijah Blackshear, was 22 and her mother, Dicena McMahon, was 25. She died in September 1849, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Blackshear
1800–1835
Dicena McMahon
1798–1886
Lucinda Blackshear
1823–1849
James Newton Blackshear
1826–1863
Jesse Marion Blackshear
1826–
Hannah Permelia Blackshear
1833–1921

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 9

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Blackshaw .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lucindy Blackshen, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"

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