William Marshall Blackwell
- Born: 13 Aug 1813, North Carolina 1
- Marriage: Winifred Cook circa 1845 in Granville Co., N.C.
- Died: 15 Jul 1894, Granville Co., N.C. at age 80 1
- Buried: Banks Methodist Church Cemetery, Creedmoor, Granville Co., NC
The 1860 Federal Census for Ledge of Rock, Granville Co., North Carolina, page 285A records Will M. (46) and Winifred (40) Blackwell without any children. William and Winifred are rather wealthy with real estate valued at $7,500.00 and personal property at $20,000.00. The Slave Schedule for the same year records William M. Blackwell of Ledge of Rock with 21 slaves.
The 1880 Federal Census for Fishing Creek, Granville Co., North Carolina, District 108, page 586A, dated June 15, 1880 records William M. (66 - NC/NC/NC) and Winifred W. (60 - NC/VA/NC) Blackwell with an adopted son, Joseph B. Cook (20 - TN/NC/TN).
William married Winifred Cook circa 1845 in Granville Co., N.C. (Winifred Cook was born on 8 Feb 1820 in North Carolina, died on 18 Apr 1911 in Brassfield, Granville Co., N.C. and was buried in Banks Methodist Church Cemetery, Creedmoor, Granville Co., NC.)