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John Blackwell8 MAR 1791 -- FEB 1866avatar
Rebecca Davenportabt 1791 -- aft 9 APR 1831avatar
Henry Smith13 APR 1819 -- 22 APR 1889avatar
Frances Eleanor Foote29 AUG 1829 -- 9 SEP 1901avatar
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John Davenport Blackwell

Birth17 JUN 1822
 
Religion1846methodist
Religion1847methodist
Religion1851methodist
Religion1852
 
methodist
Religion1853-1854methodist
Religion1857-1858methodist
Religion1859methodist
Religion1860-1863methodist
Religion1862methodist
Religion1865-1866methodist
Religion1868-1869methodist
Religion1868methodist
Religion1872-1873methodist
Religion1878
 
methodist
Religion1880methodist
Religion1883-1884methodist
Death26 JUN 1887
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Aged: 65 years

He entered the ministry in 1846, in the Virginia Annual Conference.  His labors have been devoted to the pastoral work in the itinerant minstry.  He was elected to the last three General Conferences, and was a delegate to the Christmas Centennial Conference at Baltimore in 1884.  His present appointment is Monumental Church, Portsmouth, VA.  He is a native of the "Old Dominion" and a Virginia delegate.  He wrote one or two volumes.  He has declined several calls to the presidency of colleges, preferring the itinerancy. Read More

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  1. Findagrave John Davenport Blackwell
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1880
  3. Book:Sketches of the Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Website
  4. Book:Minutes of Annual Conference Methodist Ch, 1846; and following years in other books; Website
  5. Other: Archive documents, Mt Vernon Place UMC, DC;
  1. Findagrave Frances Grayson Smith Blackwell
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1880
  3. Website:Samuel Taylor Geer;
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