Alexander Blackett

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Blackett was christened on 5 March 1780, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Blacket, was 42 and his mother, Mary Shevil, was 38. He married Ann Coxon on 6 November 1803. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Alexander Blackett
Ann Coxon
Marriage: 6 November 1803
William Blackett
Alexander Blackett
Alexander Blackett
Mary Blackett

Spouse & Children

6 November 1803


  • William Blackett


  • Alexander Blackett


  • Alexander Blackett


  • Mary Blackett


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English:1. from a diminutive of Black . 2. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Blackett, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Alexander Blackett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alexander Blackett in entry for Alexander Blackett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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