Adelaide Cowling Weldon

1 August 1896–1969 (Age 72)
Pickaway, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adelaide Cowling

When Adelaide Cowling Weldon was born on 1 August 1896, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States, her father, Richard Cowling Weldon, was 34 and her mother, Harriette Medeira Renick, was 28. She married Coit L Blacker on 5 September 1917, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Circleville, Circleville Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died in 1969, at the age of 73, and was buried in Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Coit L Blacker
Adelaide Cowling Weldon
Marriage: 5 September 1917
John Coit Blacker

Spouse and Children

5 September 1917
Pickaway, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Cowling Weldon


    Harriette Medeira Renick




World Events (8)

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire called Weldon, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adelade A Weldon in household of Richard Weldon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adeliade Weldon in household of R C Weldon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adelaide Weldon in entry for John Coit Blacker and Barbara Charpentier, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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