George Blackley

6 February 1830–16 March 1902 (Age 72)
Newington, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Blackley was born on 6 February 1830, in Newington, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Blackley, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Callaway, was 24. He married Elizabeth White on 7 July 1851, in Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rainham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 16 March 1902, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Blackley
1830–1902
Elizabeth White
1822–1909
Marriage: 7 July 1851
William Lorenzo Blackley
1852–1928
Elizabeth Ellen Maria Christmas Blackley
1853–1875
John George Blackley
1858–1917
Thomas F Blackley
1860–1920
Amy Blackley
1862–
Emma Augusta Blackley
1863–1871
Adolphus Ethelbert Orson Blackley
1865–1866

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1851Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1843
    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

    Scottish: possibly a variant of Blacklaw .English: variant of Blakeley .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Blacklaw

    Sources (16)

    • George Blackley, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George Blackley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • George Blackley in entry for John G. Blackley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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