Jennie Margaret Blackwell

Brief Life History of Jennie Margaret

Jennie Margaret Blackwell was born in 1885, in Georgia, United States. She had at least 4 sons with Clarence Lane West. She lived in Moultrie, Colquitt, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 1151, Colquitt, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died in 1947, at the age of 62, and was buried in Moultrie, Colquitt, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Lane West
Jennie Margaret Blackwell
Clarence Lane West
Thomas Russell West
James Franklin West
Charles Robert West Sr

Sources (6)

  • Margaret J West in household of C L West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie Margaret West in entry for Clarence Lane West and Clyde McWhite, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Jen*ie West in household of Clarence L West, "United States Census, 1940"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackwell, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, Somerset, Devon, Sussex, and Worcestershire, named in Old English frp blæc ‘black, dark’ + wæll(a), well(a) ‘spring, stream’. Alternatively, it may be a topographic name for someone who lived by the ‘dark well or stream’, Middle English blak + wel(le).

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

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