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John Blackburn

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee
Place of Burial: Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dandridge, Jefferson County, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Blackburn, Sr. and Mary Rachel Blackburn
Husband of Janet Blackburn (Mathews)
Father of Alexander Blackburn; Benjamin Blackburn; Mary "Polly" Moyers (Blackburn); Andrew Blackburn; William Blackburn and 8 others
Brother of Benjamin Blackburn, Jr.; Robert Blackburn; Andrew Blackburn; Elizabeth Ann Blackburn; Jane Blackburn and 7 others

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About John Blackburn

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor # A010683

John Blackburn moved to Frederick County, VA in 1742-43 with his parents and other members of the Blackburn Family. In 1773 he moved to SW Virginia and settled on Beaver Creek between Abingdon and Bristol. In 1780 he took part in the Battle of Kings Mountain. In 1783 he moved to Jefferson County, Tennessee. He was an Elder of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church of Dandridge, served several terms as a Justice of the Peace, and served on the Board of Trustees of Tusculum College.

John BLACKBURN, (Benjamine BLACKBURN, John) was born Dec 25, 1740 in Chester, Pa,

and on Apr 12, 1765 in Frederick, Va, married Janet MATTHEWS, daughter of Alexander MATHEWS and GRIZZEL, who was born Apr 23, 1747 in Frederick, Va. John died on Feb 9, 1808 in Dandridge, Jefferson, Tn and was buried in Same. Janet died on Sep 29, 1818 in Dandridge, Jefferson, Tn.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/e/o/Diane-L-George/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0045.html -------------------- http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/e/o/Diane-L-George/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0045.html -------------------- DAR Patriot # A010683 for VA. Pvt. and Civil Service.

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John Blackburn's Timeline

1741
January 27, 1741
1765
April 4, 1765
Age 24
Winchester, Winchester, VA, USA
1766
January 14, 1766
Age 24
1767
March 8, 1767
Age 26
1768
November 11, 1768
Age 27
Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA
1770
December 13, 1770
Age 29
1772
October 7, 1772
Age 31
1774
1774
Age 32
1776
May 26, 1776
Age 35
1778
March 24, 1778
Age 37
Abingdon, Washington, Va