John Blackwell

about 1805–
Lunenburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Blackwell was born about 1805, in Lunenburg, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Blackwell Jr, was 39 and his mother, Jane Jincey Jones, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Robert Blackwell Jr
1766–1823
Jane Jincey Jones
1768–1823
Henriette Blackwell
1792–1849
John Blackwell
1805–
Robert Blackwell
1807–
Jane Blackwell
1809–
Christiana Blackwell
1793–1874
Elizabeth Goodwin Blackwell
1795–1875
Stephen Jones Blackwell
1797–1838
Anna Jones Blackwell
1801–1861
Thomas Jefferson Blackwell
1801–1835
James Goodwin Blackwell
1804–
Mary R. Blackwell
1814–1861

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, named Blackwell, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wæll(a), well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Lunenburg. Probate Record 1810–1826

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