Obituary of Elbert Blackwell (Miami News Record, Nov 20, 1927, pge #1):
"ELBERT BLACKWELL Die's at Home Here".
Elbert Blackwell, 78 years old, long-time resident of Miami and
Ottawa County, died last night at his home, 416 B Street,
Southwest. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Becky Jane Blackwell;
three sons, S.M.Blackwell, W.E. Blackwell, and H.G. Blackwell, all of
Miami and two daughters, Mrs. Harriet Addington of Delaware County and
Mrs. Lulia DeArmand of Miami. The Funeral will be at 10 O'clock Monday
Morning at the Holiness Church on South Main Street. The Services
conducted by the Rev. Charles Rodgers. Burial will be in G.A.R.
Cemetery under direction of the Cooper Undertaking Company.
1927: Death Certificate: Elbert
Blackwell died November 19, 1927 in Ottawa County, Miami, Oklahoma at
age of 78 years, 10 months, 9 days. Place of Birth: Missouri on January
10, 1849; Parents: Lewis Blackwell, birthplace not given. Mother: Not
known. Cause of death: Apoplexy. Death occurred at 6 p.m. Informant:
Sam Blackwell, Miami OK. Death certificate signed by J.C. Jacob,
MD, Miami, Oklahoma. Place of burial was in the G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami,
Oklahoma. Under Taker was Cooper Co.
(Mother's name not on death
certificate, however his mother was Eliza Fann, daughter of George Fann)