|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1842|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 1920|
Everett Daily Herald
Following an illness of only a few hours, A.W. Blackman, pioneer passed away at his home about 7:30 last evening at his home, 1030 Rucker ave. from bronchial pneumonia. He was 78 years of age March 10. Mr. Blackman had lived in this vicinity for over 33 years. For six years he lived on a far in Langley. He was a veteran of the Civil war, and at one time was interested in the Blackman Shingle company. Yesterday morning, Mr. Blackman was about his home and appeared to be as well as usual. He complained of chills late in the morning and became so ill that a doctor was called.
The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. W.P. Bell of this city and now in California, and Mrs. W.J. Elwell of Seattle. Funeral arrangements in charge of Challacombe & Fickel, will not be made until word is received from Mrs. Bell, visiting at Banning, California. A telegram was sent to her last night, but no answer had been received late this afternoon. It is supposed she is out of the city, the telegram failing to reach her. The late Almon W. Blackman will be buried Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of Challacombe & Fickel. The Rev. W.E. Henry of the Baptist church will officiate. The members of the G.A.R. will conduct the services at Evergreen cemetery.
Was member of John Buford Post #89 of Everett
SnoCo: "The Karyn Project"
American Civil War Soldier
Name: Almon W Blackman
Residence: Eddington, Maine
Enlistment Date: 21 August 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Unit Numbers: 1032 1032 1023 1023
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 August 1862 at the age of 20.
Enlisted in Company D, 18th Infantry Regiment Maine on 21 August 1862.
Transferred Company D, 18th Infantry Regiment Maine on 19 December 1862.
Transfered in Company D, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Maine on 19 December 1862.
Promoted to Full Corporal on 01 July 1864
Discharged Company D, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Maine on 06 June 1865.
Plot: Block 22, Lot 80
Created by: C&P * LaPlante Files
Record added: Mar 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13640201