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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Blackstone surname or get a copy of the Blackstone family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BLACKSTONE. Local. There are places of this name in Ayrshire and Dumfriessnire, and also in England. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Blackstone Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Blackstone Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Blackstone family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Blackstone

Wikipedia Sir William Blackstone (10 July 1723 ? 14 February 1780) was an English judge, jurist and professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law entitled "Commentaries on the Laws of England", first published in four volumes over 1765?1769.
Wikipedia Tessa Ann Vosper Blackstone, Baroness Blackstone, PC is a British politician and university administrator.
Wikipedia William Eugene Blackstone (October 6 1841 ? November 7 1935) was an American evangelist and Christian Zionist influenced by Dwight Lyman Moody, and author of the Zionist Blackstone Memorial of 1891.
Wikipedia William Seymour Blackstone (1809?1881) was an English MP in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Wikipedia Gay Blackstone is a television and stage producer, director, consultant, lecturer and author.
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Wikipedia Timothy Beach Blackstone (March 28, 1829 ? May 26, 1900) served as president of the Chicago and Alton Railroad from 1864 through 1899.
Wikipedia Ian Kenneth Blackstone (born August 7 1964 in Harrogate, England) is an English former footballer.
Wikipedia Bonnie "Boni" Blackstone (born 1965) is a retired American professional wrestling announcer, commentator, model, television and radio producer.