Carl Blackburn

20 January 1897–February 1969 (Age 72)
Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Carl

When Carl Blackburn was born on 20 January 1897, in Darke, Ohio, United States, his father, John Henry Blackburn, was 37 and his mother, Ullie Vandora Creager, was 24. He lived in Liberty Township, Darke, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died in February 1969, in Jay, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72.

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Elva E. Dunn

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 3
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 19
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (8)

  • Carl Blackburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Blackburn in household of Chas B Hittle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl Blackburn, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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