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George Blackwell

Male 1801 - 1887  (86 years)


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  • Name George Blackwell  [1, 2
    Born 26 Apr 1801  Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 May 1887  Haley Station, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Union Cemetery, Haley Station, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I93  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Unknown Blackwell,   b. Abt 1775 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F1475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Dagg,   b. 1808, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1893, Horton, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Abt 1832  Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Blackwell,   b. 1824, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1899, Horton, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
     2. Jane Blackwell,   b. 1829, , , Tipperary Co., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Natural]
     3. John Blackwell,   b. 1831, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1908, Huron Twp, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Natural]
     4. Richard Blackwell,   b. 1833, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1892, Ross, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Natural]
     5. James Blackwell,   b. 01 Jul 1834, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1913, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     6. Thomas Blackwell,   b. 1838, Ramsay Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1920, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Natural]
     7. Eliza Blackwell,   b. 01 Jan 1840, Ramsay Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1917, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Natural]
     8. William Blackwell,   b. 31 Dec 1842, Ramsay Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1924, Renfrew, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
     9. George Blackwell,   b. 05 Aug 1845, Ramsay Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Campbells Bay, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [Natural]
     10. Benjamin Blackwell,   b. 05 Feb 1848, Ramsay Twp., Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Natural]
     11. Susan Blackwell,   b. 26 May 1853, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1915, Renfrew, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The following is an excerpt from “Irish Migrants in the Canadas” as compiled by Bruce S. Elliott.
      THE GEORGE BLACKWELL FAMILY, of Renfrew, Ontario
      " The Blackwell family of Renfrew County, Ontario was part of a group of Protestant Irish who came from Co. Tipperary in the early nineteenth century and settled first on the boundary of Pakenham and Ramsay Townships near the site of the later village of Clayton. The surnames of other families involved were Collins, Loney, Stanley, Lewis, Wall, Dagg, Howard, Owens, Smithson, Hodgins, and Guest. No fewer than six of these original heads of families in the Clayton area were , like George Blackwell, married to Daggs. Most of the families were from the parish of Modreeny, a few from the adjoining parish of Borrisokane. The George Blackwell family cannot be found in the parish registers of Modreeny, the home of the Daggs, so evidently they lived elsewhere in the vicinity.
      The land these families took up in Canada was of inferior quality, and so it is not surprising that few of them remained where they first settled. As children began to come of age and more land was needed to establish the new generation on farms, a new move seemed like a good idea. The group split up around 1850. Some moved to the Bervie area near Kincardine in Bruce County….. The remaining families, with two exceptions, moved further up the Ottawa River to the Haleys Station area of Renfrew County, and settled more or less where the townships of Admaston, Bromley, Ross and Horton meet. Two of George Blackwell's children joined their friends in moving to Bruce County, while the rest settled in Renfrew County with their parents."

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online. Roll: MS935_49.
      Record for George Blackwell

    2. [S31] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for George Blackwell