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Abraham Gish "Captain" Blackwell
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Birth: May 18, 1843
Floyd
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1928
Floyd County
Virginia, USA

Abraham Gish Blackwell married Mary Elizabeth Holt Nov. 28, 1867 in Floyd County, VA. They did not have children but often kept other children in their home. Abe served in the War Between the states in the 54th VA Inf and also in the Cavalry. He owned a large farm and had a large apple orchard.
Although, his tombstone had "Captain" before his name, he was not a captain, it was merely an affectionate term friends and neighbors used when speaking to him. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Moses Blackwell (1794 - 1863)
  Rebekah Walter Blackwell (1813 - 1885)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary L. Blackwell Roop**
  Robert Monroe Blackwell (1825 - 1905)**
  Martin O Blackwell (1834 - 1908)**
  Christina Rebekah Blackell Overstreet (1838 - 1925)*
  William Leonard Blackwell (1838 - 1862)*
  Thomas T. Blackwell (1841 - 1862)*
  Abraham Gish Blackwell (1843 - 1928)
  Calvin S Blackwell (1844 - 1923)**
  Eli F. Blackwell (1844 - 1916)*
  Charlotte Blackwell Whitlock (1845 - 1940)*
  Lewis Blackwell (1847 - 1933)*
  Jacob H. Blackwell (1848 - 1861)*
  Isacc Simeon Blackwell (1851 - 1931)*
  Austin Lemon Blackwell (1855 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Abraham G. Blackwell
Floyd County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Merry Sunshine
Record added: Jun 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111828566
Abraham Gish Captain Blackwell
Added by: George Seitz
 
 
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RIP my Great uncle
- Steven Bohon
 Added: Jan. 25, 2016
 
 
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