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Calvin Blizzard, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1828
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1898
Washington County
Georgia, USA

Mr. Calvin O. Blizzard, Sr., was born in Washington County, Georgia, on April 16, 1828, the son of Levi Blizzard and Rhoda O'Quinn Blizzard. He was first married to Patience Durden around 1847, and they had 7 children: James, Sarah Ann (Siss), William Bryant, Calvin Jr., Louis, Carrie, and Willie Ada. Patience Durden Blizzard died in 1871, and Calvin married Esther Lundy shortly afterward. They had no children. On the afternoon of July 12, 1898, Calvin was plowing in his field while his wife Esther was making lunch. When he didn't come home for lunch, she went looking for him and found him dead in the field. He had dropped dead of a heart attack while plowing. He was 70. He was survived by his wife, 7 children, and numerous grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  Patience Durden Blizzard (1826 - 1870)
  Sarah Ann Blizzard Snider (1849 - 1928)*
  Calvin Bryant Blizzard (1855 - 1918)*
  Willie Ada Blizzard Johnson (1868 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Durden Cemetery
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Created by: John Walden
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102756711


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