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Blackmar family papers
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Correspondence, diary, and cartes-de-visite of the Blackmar family of Pennsylvania and California.
The Blackmar family was from Erie County, Pennsylvania. John S. Blackmar and Rebecca M. Blackmar had eight children: Louise Blackmar (born 1841); Henry Charles Blackmar (born 1844); John Blackmar (1848-1893); Emily P. Blackmar (born 1850); Ellen Blackmar Maxwell (1852-1932); Frank Wilson Blackmar (1854-1931); Sarah "Sade" Isabella Blackmar (born 1858?); and Luella M. Blackmar (born 1861). Frank Blackmar, Ellen Blackmar Maxwell, and John Quincy Blackmar moved to California in the 1870s. Frank Blackmar went on to become a prominent sociologist and was the 9th president of the American Sociological Society. Ellen Blackmar Maxwell married Reverend Allan J. Maxwell, a missionary, and went on to become a writer of several books.
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