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Ernest BLACKBURN

Hillcrest (formerly I. O. O. F. (Gravette) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

Ernest
April 20, 1864 - July 18, 1931*

*Obituary (as written)
Gravette News Herald
Thursday, July 23, 1931

BLACKBURN, Ernest - Ernest Blackburn, well-known citizen of Gravette, died at the home of his cousin, Jane Nipple, in Ripon, Wisconsin Friday, July 17 at the age of 67 years. Mr. Blackburn was visiting relatives in Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota at the time of his death. He was born in Schthord{sic), Lincolnshire, England and moved from South Dakota to Gravette in 1918. He is survived by five children: Charles Blackburn and Mrs. Gene Howell of Gravette; Mrs. Grace Boster of Coleman, South Dakota; Mrs. John Ferrel of Neosho and Herbert Blackburn. Funeral services were conducted by Reverend A.L. Riggs at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 and burial was made beside his wife in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.

Maria
January 10, 1867 - January 3, 1931

Contributed on 7/12/08 by wfields55
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Record #: 35501

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Submitted: 7/12/08 • Approved: 6/4/17 • Last Updated: 6/7/17 • R35501-G35501-S3

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