Mary Blackburn


Boston Railroad Photo Card Unknown po0238p.jpg PO-0238 Sepia 1700-0238-0000 po0238p Photo Card Print 4x6 Historic Photographs 1886 - 1888 Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


Mary Blackburn (b. 1831 - d. 1910) was born in Ireland on November 23, 1831. She married John Blackburn (b. 1836 - d. 1888). Mary was a pioneer resident of Prescott, Arizona. She was a devout Catholic and was known for her charitable acts and goodwill to all. Her home was at the corner of Willis and Montezuma Streets in Prescott.

Writing on back of photograph reads: "Mary Blackburn taken in Prescott, about 1886 or 1888 by a traveling photographer. Owned Old Thomas House on cor of Willis and Montezuma Sts."

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, San Diego, California.

Sources: California Death Index1905-1938;; Arizona Death Records


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