Ella M Fredericka Blohm

28 January 1897–22 February 1963 (Age 66)
Sharon Township, Audubon, IA

The Life of Ella M Fredericka

When Ella M Fredericka Blohm was born on 28 January 1897, 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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Family Time Line

Raymond Edwin Hoover
1893–1928
Ella M Fredericka Blohm
1897–1963
Marriage: 1 July 1916
Margaret Cora Hoover
1919–1983
Herbert C. Hoover
1921–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1916
Audubon, Audubon, Iowa, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Joachim Zuehlke Blohm

    Male1851–1937Male

    Friederika Berg

    Female1860–1948Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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

Age 16

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

Age 19

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

1 North German (also Blöhm): nickname or ornamental name, from Middle Low German blōme ‘flower’.2 Swedish: ornamental name, a variant of Blom .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elle Blohm, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Ella Blohen in household of Joseph Blohen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella Blouin in household of Joe Blouin, "United States Census, 1910"

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