John S. Blackwell

1845–1933 (Age 87)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Blackwell was born on 6 November 1845, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Blackwell, was 31 and his mother, Mary Outhwait, was 26. He married Ellen C. Barrows on 24 April 1873, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Mission Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 15 January 1933, in Emerson Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Breckenridge, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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John S. Blackwell
Ellen C. Barrows
Marriage: 24 April 1873
Henry Warren Blackwell

Spouse & Children

  • Male1845–1933Male

  • Ellen C. Barrows


24 April 1873
Ohio, United States


  • Henry Warren Blackwell


Parents & Siblings

  • John Blackwell


  • Mary Outhwait




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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 23

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cumbria, Derbyshire, County Durham, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, named Blackwell, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + wæll(a), well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • J S Blackwell, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • John S Blackwell in household of John Blackwell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Blackwell in household of J R Barrows, "United States Census, 1880"

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