Descendants of James Reeves Sr.

William Spurgeon BlackmonAge: 76 years18951972

Name
William Spurgeon Blackmon
Given names
William Spurgeon
Surname
Blackmon
Birth September 23, 1895 25 27
Source: Headstone
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Birth of a brotherM. Caston Blackmon
February 19, 1897 (Age 16 months)

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 23 June 1914

Birth of a sisterL. Mae Blackmon
December 1, 1899 (Age 4 years)

Source: Headstone
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Birth of a brotherThomas Alva Blackmon
August 15, 1901 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherRichard Baxter Blackmon
November 5, 1904 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterPearl Blackmon
May 26, 1908 (Age 12 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a sisterMary Elizabeth Blackmon
July 29, 1910 (Age 14 years)
Source: Dora Reeves
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a brotherM. Caston Blackmon
June 20, 1914 (Age 18 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 23 June 1914

Death of a motherCharlotte Ellen Caston
December 13, 1917 (Age 22 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a fatherJames Thomas Jefferson Blackmon
November 4, 1921 (Age 26 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 4 November 1921

Death of a brotherArnold Eugene Blackmon
September 27, 1944 (Age 49 years)

Death of a brotherThomas Alva Blackmon
December 12, 1945 (Age 50 years)

Death of a sisterPearl Blackmon
January 17, 1968 (Age 72 years)

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death February 5, 1972 (Age 76 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 8 February 1972

Burial
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father
mother
Marriage: February 3, 1892
3 years
elder brother
13 months
himself
William Spurgeon Blackmon
Birth: September 23, 1895 25 27South Carolina
Death: February 5, 1972Columbia, South Carolina
brother
younger brother
M. Caston Blackmon
Birth: February 19, 1897 26 28
Death: June 20, 1914Catawba River near Great Falls, Lancaster Co., South Carolina
3 years
younger sister
20 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister

BirthHeadstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
BirthCaston and Related Families: Descendants of Glass Caston of Lancaster County
Birth1910 United States Census
NameCaston and Related Families: Descendants of Glass Caston of Lancaster County
DeathHeadstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
DeathObituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 8 February 1972

Shared note

Headstone and Caston book say he was born September 23, 1895; however, his WWI draft card says 1894. He was definitely a year younger than Arnold. They gave dates a year apart on the census and on their WWI cards. Not clear which years they were born in.