Minnie Agnes Blackwell (1807 - 1880)

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Arkansas

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Agnes

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Richard D. Blackwell

Richard D. Blackwell

William Frederick Blackwell Gravestone

William Frederick Blackwell Gravestone

Joshua Truman Blackwell

Joshua Truman Blackwell

Robert D Blackwell

Robert D Blackwell

Rosa & Elizabeth Granthum | Lena & Vada Blackwell

Rosa & Elizabeth Granthum | Lena & Vada Blackwell

James S. Blackwell Sr

James S. Blackwell Sr

Unknown Family - Harmony Grove, GA

Unknown Family - Harmony Grove, GA

Patsy Ann Blackwell

Patsy Ann Blackwell

Whitt/Martin/Hargrove

Whitt/Martin/Hargrove

Sarah and family

Sarah and family

GGGG GRANDMOTHER Blackwell

GGGG GRANDMOTHER Blackwell

Great Grandparents Blackwell

Great Grandparents Blackwell

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1807 - In the year that Minnie Agnes Blackwell was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. Congress passed an act to "prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States . . . from any foreign kingdom, place, or country" This Federal law, proposed by Thomas Jefferson in 1806, took effect on January 1,1808. However, historians estimate that over 50,000 slaves were brought to the U.S. after the Act since the U.S. did not include Spanish Florida and Texas - and therefore places where slaves could be brought in.

1829 - She was 22 years old when on March 4th, Andrew Jackson was sworn in as the seventh President of the United States. His wife, Rachel, had died 10 weeks before - Jackson blamed the slurs of his opponents for her illness and death and said "May God Almighty forgive her murderers, I never can."

1847 - At the age of 40 years old, Minnie was alive when on May 7th, In Philadelphia, an association of physicians and medical students was founded - the American Medical Association or AMA. The association, the first of its kind, wanted to create uniform standards for medical training, education, and practices.

1856 - She was 49 years old when on May 21st, Lawrence Kansas was ransacked and burned by pro-slavery forces. Called the "Sacking of Lawrence", it was part of the "Bleeding Kansas" war between pro-slavery and antislavery settlers.

1880 - In the year of Minnie Agnes Blackwell's passing, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

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Minnie Agnes Blackwell passed away around 1880 in at 73 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Minnie. She was born around 1807 in . There is no information about Minnie's family.

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