Blackwell, George Lincoln was born on July 3, 1861 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Hailey and Catharine (Wyche) Blackwell.
Both slaves); Bachelor of Arts, Livingstone College, Salisbury, North Carolina, 1888, A.M., 1895. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1892. (Doctor of Divinity, Kansas Wesleyan University, 1896).
D. I. Walker, of Chester, South Carolina., December 7, 1887. Entered African Methodist Episcopal Zion ministry, 1881. Dean, theological department, Livingstone College, 1893-1896.
Editor S. S. Literature and general agent publication house, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1896-1900. General secretary, 1900-1904. General secretary and missionary secretary, 1904-1908.
Consecrated bishop, 9th Episcopal district, May, 1908. Delaware Ecumenical Conference, London, 1901, Toronto, 1911. Trustee Livingstone College Editor, “Missionary Seer,” and “Discipline.” Author: The Model Homestead, 1893.
Cloaks for Sin, 1904. A Man Wanted, 1907. Home: 624 S. 16th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.