Alexander Blackett

1780–
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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Family Time Line

Alexander Blackett
1780–
Ann Coxon
1782–
Marriage: 6 November 1803
William Blackett
1804–
Alexander Blackett
1807–
Alexander Blackett
1807–
Mary Blackett
1809–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1803
children

(4)

  • William Blackett

    Male1804–Male

  • Alexander Blackett

    Male1807–Male

  • Alexander Blackett

    Male1807–Male

  • Mary Blackett

    Female1809–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

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.
1815

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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