Nancy Euphemia Blackwell

17 November 1892–9 February 1964 (Age 71)
Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Nancy Euphemia

When Nancy Euphemia Blackwell was born on 17 November 1892, in Smith, Texas, United States, her father, Robert Norman Blackwell, was 22 and her mother, Nancy Jane Gibson, was 23. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Cottle, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1964, in Paducah, Cottle, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Paducah, Cottle, Texas, United States.

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Henry Clovis Casey
Nancy Euphemia Blackwell

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Norman Blackwell


    Nancy Jane Gibson




World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Euphenya D Casey in household of H Clovis Casey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Euphenia Casey in household of Clovis Casey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Euphemia Blackwell Casey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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