George Blackett

27 March 1830–8 June 1905 (Age 75)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Blackett was born on 27 March 1830, in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Collingwood Blackett, was 22 and his mother, Eleanor Mitchell, was 20. He married Hannah Smithson on 24 July 1854, in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 8 June 1905, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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George Blackett
Hannah Smithson
Marriage: 24 July 1854
Robert Collingwood Blackett
Edward William Blackett
George Thomas Blackett
Andrew Jackson Blackett
John Walter Blackett
Margaret Ellen Blackett
Lillian Hannah Blackett
Eugene Blackett
Laurence Blackett

Spouse and Children

24 July 1854
Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 5

EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Baby Warren BIRTH 14 Nov 1835 DEATH 14 Nov 1835 BURIAL Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 26896195 · View Source

Age 13

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 24

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Blackett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Blackett in household of Robert Blackett, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Blackett in household of Robert C Blackett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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