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Merl Arlo Blackwood
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1896
Athens County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1998
Freeport
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA

Merl & his wife Gladys C Rourke-Blackwood, were well known artists, both having graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago. They have four historical diaramas: the Lincoln-Douglas Debate; Henney Co.; W. T. Rawleigh Co.; Knowlton General Store, on permanent display at the Stephenson County Historical Museum. He taught at the Freeport High School from 1934-1960. 
 
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 Parents:
  Allen Isaac Blackwood (1861 - 1945)
  Elizabeth Blackwood (1872 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys C Rourke Blackwood (1902 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarville Cemetery
Cedarville
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carrie George-Nichols
Record added: Sep 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96884047
Merl Arlo Blackwood
Added by: K Cochran
 
Merl Arlo Blackwood
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2012
 
 
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