Jackson Blevins

Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jackson

When Jackson Blevins was born in 1836, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, Jonathan Blevins Sr, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Tabor, was 20. He married Elizabeth Martin on 11 February 1862, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Florida Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Montezuma, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1900. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Montezuma, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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Jackson Blevins
Elizabeth Martin
Marriage: 11 February 1862
John Blevins
Len Blevins
Nealy A Blevins
George Blevins
Samantha Catherine Blevins
David Alexander Blevins
Mary Eva Blevins

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Martin


11 February 1862
Jackson, Indiana, United States


    John Blevins


    Len Blevins


    Nealy A Blevins


    George Blevins


    Samantha Catherine Blevins


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Blevins Sr


    Elizabeth Tabor




    Nancy Blevins



    Abigail Blevins


    Catherine Blevins


    Ruth Blevins


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

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 0

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 31

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ble(i)ddyn ( see Blethen ), with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jackson Blevens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jackson Blenis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jackson Blevens in household of Johnath Blevens, "United States Census, 1850"

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