Esbon Blackmar Sr.


Esbon Blackmar Sr. Famous memorial

Freehold, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 19 Nov 1857 (aged 52)
Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA
Burial Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6399294 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Successful in the general merchandise business, he was Newark Town Supervisor, (1834-35) and a member of New York State Senate, (1838-41). In 1848, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John M. Holley, serving until 1849. After his term, he resumed his former business activities and was Newark Town Supervisor, (1852-53). He died by accidentally drowning in a well at his home at age 52.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 8 May 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Esbon Blackmar Sr. (19 Jun 1805–19 Nov 1857), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6399294, citing Newark Cemetery, Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .