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

Find all Blackburns in:
 • Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
 • Los Angeles
 • Los Angeles County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Elihu Merritt "Merritt" Blackburn
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 20, 1859
Death: Jul. 5, 1910

"Merritt" was born in IN to William Blackburn and Susan Bolton. He married in White Cloud, Doniphan Co, KS to Zerilda Caroline Smith. He moved his family from KS to MO and finally to CA, where he died in Los Angeles at the age of 51.

His obituary reads as follows:

BLACKBURN. At residence, No. 1336 Santa Monica avenue (sic), July 5, 1910, Elihue Meritt Blackburn, aged 51 years.

Funeral services will be held at chapel of Bresee Brothers, 855 South Figueroa street (sic), at 10 a.m., Thursday. Friends invited. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Blackburn (1814 - 1888)
  Susan Bolton Blackburn (1822 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Zerilda Caroline Smith Blackburn (1865 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Oliver Virgil Blackburn (1888 - 1967)*
  Mae Zerilda Blackburn White (1895 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cynthia Ann Blackburn Stafford (1841 - 1916)*
  John Franklin Blackburn (1844 - 1917)*
  Andrew Jackson Blackburn (1845 - 1914)*
  Thomas Jefferson Blackburn (1848 - 1903)*
  Perry C. Blackburn (1849 - 1923)*
  Francis Lafayette Blackburn (1853 - 1926)*
  Mary E. Blackburn Gildersleeve (1857 - 1928)*
  Elihu Merritt Blackburn (1859 - 1910)
  George F. Blackburn (1862 - 1900)*
  Valentine "Valley" Blackburn (1864 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Cheri Mello
Record added: May 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19526256
Elihu Merritt Merritt Blackburn
Added by: Cheri Mello
 
Elihu Merritt Merritt Blackburn
Added by: Cheri Mello
 
Elihu Merritt Merritt Blackburn
Added by: Cheri Mello
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- The Joy of the Lord is My Strength
 Added: Oct. 8, 2008
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service