John George Blackley

5 July 1858–3 October 1917 (Age 59)
Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John George

When John George Blackley was born on 5 July 1858, in Faversham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Blackley, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth White, was 36. He married Eliza Ann McDonald on 3 November 1882, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rainham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 3 October 1917, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John George Blackley
1858–1917
Eliza Ann McDonald
1865–1948
Marriage: 3 November 1882
John William Blackley
1883–1938
George Alma Blackley
1885–1951
Adolphus 'Dolph' John Blackley
1887–1968
Arthur Blackley
1890–1891
Edna Irene Blackley
1892–1977
Wallace Blackley
1895–1965
Jeannetta "Jennie" Sariah Blackley
1897–1968
Zella Blackley
1901–1980
Glen Blackley
1903–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1882Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 17
    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

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Blacklaw

    Story Highlight

    The Great Story of the Raspberries

    One of the things my grandmother left our family before she died was the story of the raspberries. She told it infrequently, every few years, at unpredictable times, sometimes at Thanksgiving dinner, …

    Sources (60)

    • John Blackley in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John G Blackley in household of Lorenzo W Blackley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • John Blackley in entry for Dolph Blackley and Elfie Elliott, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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