The Blackburn Family

In recognition of Black History Month, click here to read all about the Blackburn family, neighbours of Enoch Turner.

Written by Hilary J. Dawson

Thornton Blackburns graveThornton and Lucie Blackburn are buried at the Necropolis Cemetery, Toronto. Alfred
and Thornton’s mother Sibby is buried with them. So, too, is Ann Maria Jackson, mother
of Toronto’s first black postman.
Photo: Karolyn Smardz Frost

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