Blanche Ellen Stringer

1 July 1913–17 March 1980 (Age 66)
Leadville, Lake, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Blanche Ellen

When Blanche Ellen Stringer was born on 1 July 1913, in Leadville, Lake, Colorado, United States, her father, Ira Oscar Stringer, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Simmons, was 34. She married Lester Davis Bush on 14 July 1934, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ely Township, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1980, in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Davis Bush
Blanche Ellen Stringer
Marriage: 14 July 1934
Daniel Bush
Keith Arthur Bush
Thomas Bush

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1934Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1914 · The Ludlow Massacre
    Age 1
    On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 3
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    Age 18
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 6170;2007: 12808; 2010: 17300)English:occupational name from Middle English strenger, stringer ‘man who worked at a string-hearth or furnace’, synonymous with Stringfellow . The name occurs frequently in districts where iron was smelted in medieval times.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Blanche Stringer in entry for Gerald Davis Bush, "Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992"
    • Blanche Ellen Stringer Bush in household of Lester Davis Bush, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Ellen Blanch Oldham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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