Mary Margaret Blackburn

1880–1973 (Age 92)
Laurel Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Blackburn was born on 8 May 1880, in Laurel Township, Hocking, Ohio, United States, her father, David Benjamin Blackburn, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Stoody, was 28. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with John G. Thomas. She died on 1 February 1973, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Reynoldsburg, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Mary Margaret Blackburn
John G. Thomas
Stanley G. Thomas
Norma A Thomas
John D. Thomas
Mary Margaret Thomas

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • David Benjamin Blackburn


  • Elizabeth Jane Stoody




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary M Thomas in household of John Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary M Thomas in household of John Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary M Thomas in household of John G Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"

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