I am back at the Episcopal Cemetery in Galveston Texas. Today I am featuring this beautiful gravestone and honoring
born Feb 14 1843
died Aug 27 1870
I found Sterling in the 1870 Census in Brazonia county at http://www.ancestry.com/ . Value of Real Estate was $30,000 and personal property was $4750.
He was living with Sugar Turner 70 year old male who managed his farm. Also living with them was 2 young men also named Turner.
The census was taken June 19,1870 and Sterling passed away August 27th at the age of 27 years old.
This is all I have found on Sterling Blackwell as of now. I will be adding his information to http://www.findagrave.com/ and hope some family member finds his gravestone for their family research