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Rev John Blackwell
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1738
Death: Jan. 16, 1811
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA

John was the son of Francis Blackwell and Elizabeth Cornell. He studied under Rev. Eaton in Hopewell and received holy orders from the Hopewell Baptist Church in 1764. In 1782, he took oversight of Upper Freehold Baptist Church. He owned Glen Moore Mills, a general store. He was taxed in Hopewell Twp., old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co., 1779-81. He was readmitted to the Hopewell church in 1789. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Blackwell (1713 - 1791)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Thomas Blackwell (1749 - 1803)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Blackwell (1773 - 1810)*
  Sarah Blackwell (1780 - 1791)*
  Elizabeth Blackwell Stilwell (1791 - 1820)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Blackwell (1738 - 1811)
  Thomas Blackwell (1741 - 1825)*
  Amy Blackwell Leigh (1750 - 1828)*
  Jemima Blackwell Hunt (1750 - 1814)*
  Stephen Blackwell (1756 - 1831)*
  Iraney Blackwell Read (1781 - 1815)*
  Achsah Blackwell (1782 - 1807)*
  Jonathan Blackwell (1784 - 1832)*
  Nathaniel Pettit Blackwell (1785 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Heartfelt thanks to Wayne Irons for creating this memorial and the gravestone image.
 
Burial:
First Baptist Church Cemetery
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
Originally Created by: Wayne Irons
Record added: Jun 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53763674
Rev John Blackwell
Added by: Wayne Irons
 
 
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Sep. 1, 2013

- MsFoxRider
 Added: Dec. 4, 2011
 
 
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