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George Morrison Blackwell
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1821
Blackwell
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1898
Blackwell
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lieut. Geo. Blackwell

Born in Morris twp., Tioga county, Pa., June 2, 1821, was a son of Wm. And Sarah (Morrison) Blackwell, deceased. He married in Morris twp., this county Aug. 7, 1847, Mary A. Campbell, who was born in Lycoming county, Pa., Feb. 9, 1823. Her father, John Campbell is deceased, as is also her mother, Frances (Clark). By this marriage there are six children: william P., Sarah J., Alice A., George M., Elizabeth E. and Frances. Comrade Blackwell's army life dates from Aug. 8, 1862, at Wellsboro, Pa., when he was enrolled at the age of 43 years in Co. A, 149th Pa., V. I., 2d Brig., 3d Div., 1st A. C. He enlisted as a private and won successive promotions: as Sergt., was commissioned 2d Lieut., May 4, 1864, being mustered in as such July 8, 1864, and was promoted to lst Lieut., July 9, 1864. In the winter of 1863-4 he was granted a short leave of absence on account of the death of a sister and returned to command two days before it expired, at Culpeper, C. H., Va. In the winter of 1862-3 he was detailed at Washington, D. C. on provost duty three months. June 1, 1864, he was wounded at Bethesda Church by gunshot in thigh; Aug. 1864, he was confined in hospital one month suffering with chronic rheumatism. He fought at Pollock Mills, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna River, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon R. R., and several others, receiving an honorable discharge Oct. 14, 1864, at Annapolis, Md. He had two brothers in the service: Wm. In Co. #, 1st P. R. V. C., was taken prisoner at Gaines Bills, June 27, 1862, and confined in Libby and Belle Isle three months. The other brother, John M. was born in Morris twp., this county, March 28, 1828, was farming there when he was enrolled Sept. 1864, at the age of 36 years in Co. I, 207th Pa. V. I., 2d Brig., 3d Div., 9th A. C. He was detailed to unload vessels at Jones Landing about three months; he also took part in the battles of Ft. Steedman, March 25, 1865, where he was slightly wounded and Petersburg, April 2, 1865. He was honorably discharged June, 1865, at Alexandria, Va., and died Oct. 1886, in Morris twp., of fistula contracted in the service. He married in Morris twp., this county, Martha Walters born in 1830, in Lycoming Co., Pa., of parents, Henry and Jane (Morrison) Walters, dead. Their children are, Edwin P., John H., George, Guerdon S., Stella dec., another child by the name of Stella, also dec., Ralph, Martha and James L. His wife had a brother in the war, Wm. In Co. 1st P. R. V. C. Our subject, Lieut. Geo. Glackwell, has been school director several years, he belongs to Babb Post, 310, he is disabled and retired soldier and may be addressed at Lloyds, Pennsylvania
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Perrine Blackwell (1790 - 1859)
  Sarah Morrison Blackwell (1795 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Campbell Blackwell (1823 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  William Perrin Blackwell (1839 - 1887)*
  Sarah Jane Blackwell King (1850 - 1909)*
  Alice Ann Blackwell Putman (1854 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary A Blackwell Steele (1816 - 1895)**
  George Morrison Blackwell (1821 - 1898)
  Enoch Blackwell (1824 - 1904)*
  John Morrison Blackwell (1828 - 1886)*
  Sarah Backwell Steele (1830 - 1864)**
  William P Blackwell (1833 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Blackwell Cemetery
Blackwell
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Sandra Blackwell
Record added: Jul 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54837345
George Morrison Blackwell
Added by: Sandra Blackwell
 
George Morrison Blackwell
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George Morrison Blackwell
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