Elsie Clarinda Blackman

1835–1910 (Age 75)
Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elsie Clarinda

When Elsie Clarinda Blackman was born on 26 July 1835, in Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States, her father, Hiram Blackman, was 31 and her mother, Clarissa Darrow, was 30. She married Carey J. Bunnel on 10 April 1851, in Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Dewey Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 22 December 1910, in Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Elsie Clarinda Blackman
Carey J. Bunnel
Marriage: 10 April 1851
Ortive A Bunnell
Frederick A. Bunnell
Hattie Della Bunnell
Alice Aurilla Bunnell
Ortive A. Bunnel
Elmer G Bunnell
Clark Darrow Bunnel

Spouse & Children

10 April 1851
Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 1

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 21

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elsie C Bunnell in household of Carey J Bunnell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza C Bunnel in household of Carra J Bunnel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elsie C Bunnell, "United States Census, 1900"

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