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Thomas Blackwell
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Birth: 1714
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: 1777
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Thomas was probably born about 1714/16 in Hopewell Twp., old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co., NJ. He was the son of Robert Blackwell Jr. and Elizabeth Combs, who are thought to have settled in Hopewell soon after their 1710 marriage in Newtown, Long Island.

Thomas purchased land from Daniel Cox in 1743. He was devised a 166-acre plantation in his father's will, 1751. He served as overseer of highways over Stony Brook, 1746, and as constable, 1759. His estate inventory lists flour and a grindstone.

The following Find A Grave members are direct descendants of Thomas Blackwell: Joseph R. Klett, Richard Burd.

Note: Thomas might have been buried in the Presbyterian Churchyard in Pennington considering his residence in Hopewell Twp. and the affiliation of his wife's family with this church. However, burial on his plantation is another possibility, and perhaps more likely.

I have created a virtual cemetery for Thomas, his wife and their children, Blackwell (Thomas - part) Family [Mercer Co., NJ]. Additional virtual cemeteries are linked from there for the families of children John, Jacob, Benjamin, Gerusia Dunn, and Amy Drake. -Joseph R. Klett 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Blackwell (____ - 1757)
  Elizabeth Combs Blackwell
 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Titus Blackwell (1720 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Amy Blackwell Drake (____ - 1839)*
  John Blackwell (1747 - 1816)*
  Andrew Blackwell (1750 - 1818)*
  Jacob Blackwell (1754 - 1823)*
  Benjamin Blackwell (1756 - 1831)*
  Jerusha Blackwell Dunn (1761 - 1845)*
 
 Sibling:
  Francis Blackwell (1713 - 1791)*
  Thomas Blackwell (1714 - 1777)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Gravesite has been lost.
 
Created by: Joseph R. Klett
Record added: Jul 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113538568
Thomas Blackwell
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
 
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- Saralyn
 Added: May. 24, 2015
Thank you for your part in bringing about my life, for the love you gave and the sacrifices you made. May you rest in peace.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Dec. 19, 2013
 
 
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