Charles Mather Blackburn

12 August 1845–18 April 1942 (Age 96)
Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles Mather

When Charles Mather Blackburn was born on 12 August 1845, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Blackburn, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Wiser, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Naylor in September 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 18 April 1942, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Northern Cemetery, Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Mather Blackburn
Mary Elizabeth Naylor
Marriage: September 1868
Mary Evalena Blackburn
Maria Adeline Blackburn
Maud Blackburn
Samuel Denzil Blackburn

Spouse and Children

September 1868


Parents and Siblings




    Mary Ellen Blackburn


    Hannah L Blackburn



    Kate Blackburn


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 27

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. The surname is mainly found in northern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles M Blackborn in household of Thos Blackborn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles M Blackburn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas M Blackburd in household of Wm W Parks, "United States Census, 1930"

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