George Blackburn

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George Blackburn

  • Birth 14 Oct 1855 Point, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 1922 Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 61730189


George Blackburn, of Everett, died at his home on Wednesday morning, death being due to heart trouble and Brights Disease. He was born October 14, 1855, near Point, Napier township, and was a son of Mahlon and Ann Rebecca (Reininger) Blackburn. He was married to Anna Wolf November 29, 1883, to which union two children are living: Harry C., of Reno, Nebraska, and Mrs. R. G. McKinney of Wilkinsburg. Besides his wife and children, he is survived by one brother, E. J. Blackburn of Pittsburgh. The funeral will be held today (Friday) at 2:30 at the home, the services being conducted by Rev. Allen, of Juniata, and interment will be in the Everett cemetery. He was a member of the Barndollar Methodist Church of Everett. He followed the carpenter trade all his life and was a contractor in the building line. He first came to Everett in 1884. In 1889 he moved to Wilkinsburg to follow his trade and in 1913 he moved back to Everett where he resided until his death.

(Source: Bedford Gazette, August 25, 1922)


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  • Created by: Amanda Smith
  • Added: 16 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61730189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Blackburn (14 Oct 1855–23 Aug 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61730189, citing Everett Cemetery, Everett, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Amanda Smith (contributor 47209103) .