BLACKBURN, SILVANUS JOSHUA
of Goshen, AR

Date of birth:  July 1, 1839 in War Eagle Mills,
Benton Co. AR

Name of father:  William Halbert Blackburn lived at
Nashville,
 “Murry” Co. TN.  Near Nashville.
He was son of Joseph Blackburn

Name of mother:  Susan Faris Doyel of “Murry” Co. TN

Remarks:  Subject’s father was in Mexican War
Military service: Co. I, 14th AR Inf., 2nd Brig., 1st
Div. Priers Army.  3 yrs, 10 mo

Wife & date of marriage:
Amanda Jane Counts, Nov. 3, 1868
 in Madison Co. AR, daughter of George Counts and
 Matilda Johnson Counts who lived in Wesley Co. AR

Children:
 James Henry Blackburn
 Millie Faris Blackburn
 More Allen Blackburn
 Margarette Ann Blackburn
 Mary Lelia Blackburn