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John Blackwell
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1814
Mount Rose
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1897
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

John was born in Mount Rose, Hopewell Twp., old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co., NJ, the son of Thomas J. Blackwell and Mary Titus. He married first to Jemima Drake on 19 Jan. 1853. They had one child, Noah. Jemima died two weeks after his birth, and Noah died two months later.

John married second to Hannah Maria Leigh on 2 May 1855 in Princeton Twp., Mercer Co. They had two children, Mary E. and Enoch, both of whom died as infants. Hannah Mariah died in 1860 at the age of 33.

In his 52nd year, John married third to Sarah Furman on 9 May 1866 in Ewing Twp., Mercer Co., NJ. They had 10 children together.

He was a farmer in Hopewell Twp., Mercer Co., NJ, where he died. His three wives and thirteen children are all linked below. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas J Blackwell (1772 - 1851)
  Mary Titus Blackwell (1784 - 1856)
 
 Spouses:
  Jemima Drake Blackwell (1817 - 1853)
  Hannah Mariah Leigh Blackwell (1826 - 1860)
  Sarah Furman Blackwell (1845 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Noah D. Blackwell (1853 - 1853)*
  Mary Elizabeth Blackwell (1856 - 1856)*
  Enoch Blackwell (1857 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Maria Blackwell Maple (1867 - 1942)*
  Elijah L Blackwell (1868 - 1897)*
  William Thomas Blackwell (1869 - 1877)*
  Anna M Blackwell Van Kirk (1872 - 1948)*
  John Blackwell (1874 - 1892)*
  Jemima H. Blackwell Scheid (1876 - 1952)*
  Enoch Zephaniah Stout Blackwell (1878 - 1881)*
  Edna Ida Blackwell Holcombe (1885 - 1967)*
  Edgar Hart Blackwell (1885 - 1977)*
  Reuben Lewis Blackwell (1887 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Enoch Blackwell (1807 - 1882)*
  Susan Blackwell Stout (1809 - 1885)*
  Catharine Blackwell Stout (1811 - 1892)*
  John Blackwell (1814 - 1897)
  Mahala Blackwell Moore (1816 - 1904)*
  Maryann Blackwell (1818 - 1842)*
  Rebecca Elizabeth Blackwell Cook (1822 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 83 years
 
Note: Heartfelt thanks to Wayne Irons for creating this memorial and the gravestone images, and to Donna Jones for the transfer.
 
Burial:
First Baptist Church Cemetery
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
Originally Created by: Wayne Irons
Record added: May 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52781267
John Blackwell
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
John Blackwell
Added by: Wayne Irons
 
John Blackwell
Added by: Wayne Irons
 
 
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Nov. 7, 2013
 
 
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