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James Blackburn

Male CA 1810 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James Blackburn 
    Born CA 1810  Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I115268  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2017 

    Family Nancy Brannon,   b. CA 1811, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
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    • 1850 Meigs, Muskingum, Ohio
      James Blackburn 40 OH
      Nancy 39 OH
      Thomas J 18 OH
      Cellertty 16 OH Cellesty?
      Eliza M 14 OH
      Anzely 10 OH
      Mellissa 6 OH
      John W 2 OH

      1870 Cologne, Mason, WV
      James Blackburn 62 PA
      Nancy 58 OH
      John W 20 VA
      Rose V 10 VA

      1880 Cologne, Mason, WV
      Blackburn, James 70 PA PA PA
      Nancy 68 wife OH PA PA
      Thornton, Rosa 20 gr da WV VA OH

      "History of First Settlers of Cow Run" by W.M. King

      James Blackburn and wife. Their children: Angley, John and one daughter.

      Angley married, lived in Mason County. John died young. The daughter, so I am told, married a man by the name of Thornton. She died, left a small child. The grandparents took the child and kept her until she was a young woman and married a man, John Furgate. The girls name was Rosa Thornton Furgate. They had two boys and five girls. Their boys were both killed. One was leading a cow with a rope. He tied the rope around his body and the cow ran with him down a rough hill, dragging him. When someone saw him and went to him he was dead. The other boy went after their cows one evening and was killed by lightning.

      After Mr Blackburn died his wife went to live with the granddaughter, Mrs Frugate. After the old lady, Mrs. Blackburn got old and feeble they took her to her son Angley's in Mason County. His wife didn't want her in their home. Her husband put his hand on her shoulder and said "She is my mother and she is going in our home. " He took her in and took care of her until she died, like any good son would.
    Children 
     1. Thomas J Blackburn,   b. CA 1832, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Celest Blackburn,   b. CA 1834, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Eliza M Blackburn,   b. CA 1836, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. James Anzley Blackburn,   b. 20 Dec 1842, Muskingum County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1920, Mason County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Melissa Blackburn,   b. CA 1844, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John W Blackburn,   b. CA 1848, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F29355  Group Sheet

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