James Earlton Blackburn

9 January 1882–7 April 1948 (Age 66)
Arizona, United States

The Life of James Earlton

When James Earlton Blackburn was born on 9 January 1882, in Arizona, United States, his father, Jonathan Blackburn, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Rebecca Haws, was 14. He married May Burns on 19 September 1908, in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Idaho, United States in 1935 and Old Nampa Election Precinct, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 7 April 1948, in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Earlton Blackburn
May Burns
Marriage: 19 September 1908
Lynn Earl Blackburn
Dona Mae Blackburn
Charles Eldon Blackburn
Elna Blackburn
Gordon Blackburn
Baby Blackburn

Spouse and Children

19 September 1908
St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 8

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James E Blackburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jame E Blackbun, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James E Blackburn, "United States Census, 1920"

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