Ella M Fredericka Blohm

Brief Life History of Ella M Fredericka

When Ella M Fredericka Blohm was born on 28 January 1897, in Sharon Township, Audubon, Iowa, United States, her father, Joachim Zuehlke Blohm, was 45 and her mother, Friederika Berg, was 36. She married Raymond Edwin Hoover on 1 July 1916, in Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Sharon, Audubon, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 22 February 1963, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States.

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Raymond Edwin Hoover
Ella M Fredericka Blohm
Marriage: 1 July 1916
Margaret Cora Hoover
Herbert C. Hoover

Sources (13)

  • Elle Blohm, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Blohm, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Ella Freda Blohm, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Manfred, Otto, Uwe.

North German (also Blöhm): nickname or ornamental name, from Middle Low German blōme ‘flower’.

Swedish: ornamental name, a variant of Blom ‘flower’.

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

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