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Richard Solomon Blackwell
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1853
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1937
Oregon City
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA

Parents: Clement Cude Blackwell and Jane Esther Morris Blackwell; w#1-Martha C. Byrd Blackwell, 3 children: William C. #9179563, Nancy, and John Ann Blackwell; w#2-Margaret M. Cobb Blackwell, children: Miner Leroy, Richard Sherman, Wallace, James Blaine, Helen Fanny Blackwell Farrens Putnam Long (d. 1976 in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon), Leona Jane Blackwell Colvin, and Sylvia Jo Blackwell Ford #66614665.


The Oregonian, Saturday, July 10, 1937
--Obituary--
INDIAN WAR VET CALLED BY DEATH
----
Richard Solomon Blackwell, 84, pioneer Oregon resident and veteran of the Bannock Indian war, died Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. M. Colvin of Oregon City. Funeral services will be held in Oregon City Monday, with interment in Riverview cemetery.

Born April 1, 1853, at Van Buren, Ark., he married Martha C. Byrd in September of 1870. She bore him three children, William C., Nancy and John Ann Blackwell.

Following the death of his first wife, he married Margaret M. Cobb in 1885. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1935. Six children survive from this union. They are Miner L. and Sherman Blackwell of Monument, Or.; James B. of Yachats, Mrs. D. R. Long of Ione, Or.; Mrs. E. M. Colvin of Oregon City and Mrs. A. C. Ford of Portland.

Crossing the great plains by mule-team in 1875, Mr. Blackwell settled in Grant county, Or., engaging in farming and stock raising there for the greater part of his life. He moved to Portland four years ago. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Clement Cude Blackwell (1826 - 1906)
  Jane W. Morris Blackwell (1829 - 1914)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret M. Cobb Blackwell (1865 - 1942)
  Martha C. Bird Blackwell (1850 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Ann Blackwell Shields (1874 - 1958)*
  Richard Sherman Blackwell (1888 - 1943)*
  Fanny Helen Blackwell Putnam (1890 - 1976)*
  James Blaine Blackwell (1895 - 1969)*
  Sylvia Joe Blackwell Ford (1898 - 1981)*
  Leona Jane Blackwell Colvin (1901 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Allman Blackwell (1848 - 1930)*
  Jeremiah William Blackwell (1850 - 1927)*
  Samuel Benton Blackwell (1851 - 1940)*
  Richard Solomon Blackwell (1853 - 1937)
  Nancy Elizabeth Blackwell Branson (1854 - 1934)*
  Perniece Paralee Blackwell Carter (1856 - 1949)*
  Joseph Rosa Blackwell (1858 - 1945)*
  Henry Yowell Blackwell (1859 - 1934)*
  Mary Mahala Blackwell Dustin (1862 - 1928)*
  Clement Washington Blackwell (1863 - 1951)*
  Martha Jane Blackwell Criswell (1865 - 1949)*
  John Lyons Blackwell (1867 - 1922)*
  Leona Emmaline Blackwell Turk (1870 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Pam R.
Record added: Oct 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59858544
Richard Solomon Blackwell
Added by: Ellen Notbohm
 
 
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