Lee Robert Blackwelder

8 April 1896–14 July 1948 (Age 52)
Stanly, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lee Robert

When Lee Robert Blackwelder was born on 8 April 1896, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Weddington Blackwelder, was 23 and his mother, Frances Junaluska Peninger, was 28. He married Della Laura Mae Furr on 8 July 1922, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ridenhour Township, Stanly, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Township 12 Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 July 1948, in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Lee Robert Blackwelder
Della Laura Mae Furr
Marriage: 8 July 1922
Robert Lee Blackwelder Jr
Marvin Lee Blackwelder

Spouse and Children

8 July 1922
Stanly, North Carolina, United States


    Robert Lee Blackwelder Jr




    Marvin Lee Blackwelder


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Weddington Blackwelder


    Frances Junaluska Peninger




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 14

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Partly translated form of German Schwarzwälder, denoting someone from the Black Forest (German Schwarzwald). The first element Black is a translation of German Schwarz (Old High German swarz), while the second element is a respelling of -wälder ‘forest dweller’ (from Old High German wald ‘forest’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert L Blackwelder in household of Blackwelder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R Lee Blachwelder in household of Charlie W Blachwelder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert L Blackwelder, "United States Census, 1930"

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