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 Robert Cecil Blacklock

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Robert Cecil Blacklock

Birth
Carter County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Jun 1926 (aged 47)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 92490110 View Source

Robert Cecil Blacklock was born of the marriage of Christopher Blacklock (England), and his 2nd wife Mary N Cecil. His father worked in the coal mines of Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and the railroads that brought this coal to market.

In 1885, Robert along with his parents & siblings, is found in Pittsburg, Kansas at the age of 6 & by the late 1890s, was working the coal mines himself.

He married Grace Elizabeth Santrock in 1905 and they had 5 known children that were all born near Florence, Colorado. The records show that this family followed the work of the railroads & coal mines to Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico, where he worked as a machinist for the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company.

He moved to Akron, Ohio around 1921 to find work, and the family followed him soon after. He worked for the rubber factory there until his death in 1926.


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