Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Blackburns in:
 • Laurel Hill Cemetery
 • Philadelphia
 • Philadelphia County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Pvt Lewis W. Blackburn
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: 1846
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1917

Civil War Union soldier. He enrolled at Philadelphia for a 100-day term and mustered in at Camp Cadwalader just outside the city as a Private on July 15, 1864 in Company F of the 196th Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, known also as the Fifth Union League Regiment. He mustered out with his company on November 17, 1864.
Submitted by Margaret Orthodox #7080490

Philadelphia Inquirer, October 22, 1917
"BLACKBURN - 19th inst., LEWIS W., beloved husband of Annie E. (nee Ida Blackburn). Relatives and friends, also members of Washington Camp, No. 570, P. O. S. of A., and surviving members of the 198th Regiment, Penna. Volunteers, invited to funeral services, Tues., 8 P. M., 2005 N. Lambert st. Int. Wed., 2 P. M., North Laurel Hill."

1870 US Census, Philadelphia
BLACKBURN, Alex, 55y
BLACKBURN, Alice, 50y
BLACKBURN, Louis, 25y
BLACKBURN, Charles, 20y
BLACKBURN, Harry, 15y
BLACKBURN, Alex, 15y
BLACKBURN, Arthur, 10y
BLACKBURN, Alice, 25y
BLACKBURN, Mary, 15y
BLACKBURN, Bessie, 5y

1860 US Census, Philadelphia, 1st Ward
BLACKBURN, Alex W, 43y, born VA, fire marshall
BLACKBURN, Alice, 42y, born PA
BLACKBURN, Lewis, 13y, born PA
BLACKBURN, Charles, 10y, born PA
BLACKBURN, Mary, 6y, born PA
BLACKBURN, Harry, 4y, born PA
BLACKBURN, Alexander, 2y, born PA
MARGRIDGE, Alice, 19y, born PA, private 
Family links: 
  Alexander W. Blackburn (1814 - 1871)
  Alice Potter Joy or Toy Blackburn (1818 - 1909)
  Alice Eden Blackburn (1843 - 1899)*
  Lewis W. Blackburn (1846 - 1917)
  Henry P. Blackburn (1859 - 1910)*
  Arthur H. Blackburn (1860 - 1930)*
  Elizabeth H. Blackburn (1867 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section R Lot 118
Maintained by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: Mar 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107426913
Pvt Lewis W. Blackburn
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Russ Dodge
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Louise
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
Thank you for your service to our country.
- Meges
 Added: Mar. 28, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED