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 Catherine <I>Brewer</I> Blackburn

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Catherine Brewer Blackburn

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death
13 Mar 1890 (aged 80–81)
War Eagle, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID
9568850 View Source

Catherine was the daughter of Adolphus and Elizabeth Brewer. She married Sylvanus Blackburn 15 Dec 1827 in Maury, TN. She moved with him to the valley of the War Eagle River in 1832 where they raised nine children and eight adopted children. When she died after 63 years of marriage, her husband said he had no wish to live without her and instructed her grave be wide and remain open. He joined her five days later.

Catherine was the daughter of Adolphus and Elizabeth Brewer. She married Sylvanus Blackburn 15 Dec 1827 in Maury, TN. She moved with him to the valley of the War Eagle River in 1832 where they raised nine children and eight adopted children. When she died after 63 years of marriage, her husband said he had no wish to live without her and instructed her grave be wide and remain open. He joined her five days later.

Bio by: Karen Frizzelle

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Wife of Sylvanus Walker Blackburn.


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