Lorinda Blackman

1811–5 April 1894 (Age 83)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lorinda

When Lorinda Blackman was born in 1811, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, MAJ Eleazer Blackman Sr, was 46 and her mother, Clarinda Hyde, was 42. She married Richard Jones on 19 October 1837. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 5 April 1894, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Richard Jones
Lorinda Blackman
Marriage: 19 October 1837
John H Jones
Mary J Jones
Edwin Horn Jones
Richard Oscar Jones
Julia ( Twin) Jones
Emma C ( Twin) Jones

Spouse and Children

    Richard Jones



19 October 1837


    John H Jones


    Mary J Jones


    Edwin Horn Jones


    Richard Oscar Jones


    Julia ( Twin) Jones


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 25

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: descriptive nickname for someone of swarthy complexion or hair, or else someone with a pale complexion or hair ( see Black ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Savina Jones in household of Richard Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lovina Jones in household of Rich Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lorinda in entry for Richard Oscar Jones, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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