Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn

8 June 1856–19 March 1922 (Age 65)
Branston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Henry Bark

When Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn was born on 8 June 1856, in Branston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Blackburn, was 28 and his mother, Ann Bark, was 27. He married Roxcy Lucina Bigler on 8 June 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1922, his occupation is listed as merchant. He died on 19 March 1922, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn
Roxcy Lucina Bigler
Marriage: 8 June 1874
Roxcy Lucina Blackburn
Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn Jr.
Joseph Gerald Blackburn
Claudius Eugene Blackburn
Genevieve Ann Blackburn
Gladys Edna Blackburn
Alva Jepthah Blackburn
Alice Leal Blackburn
Geraldine Blackburn

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  • Marriage
    8 June 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Cornerstone is Laid for the Tabernacle
    Age 9
    In May 1865, Brigham Young placed the cornerstone for the Tabernacle building. The work was delayed because of the construction the railroad. The walls of the Tabernacle begun in 1876. The building was first used in 1881.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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’. This surname is found mainly in northern England.

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

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    Nancy Ann Keller Bigler - Biography (source unknown)

    "NANCY ANN KELLER BIGLER" Nancy Ann was the daughter of Alva Keller and Roxcy Lucina Elliott Keller. She was born at Log Creek, Caldwell County, Missouri on 9 November 1836. Her early life was …

    Sources (53)

    • Thomas H Blackburn in entry for Blackburn, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas Blackham in household of James Godfrey, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas H B Blackburn, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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