Amos Byron Blank

24 October 1871–
Sandusky, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amos Byron

When Amos Byron Blank was born on 24 October 1871, in Sandusky, Ohio, United States, his father, Amos Blank, was 30 and his mother, Emma Jean Clifford, was 23. He married Bertha L. Volkman Blank on 6 October 1896, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Napoleon, Napoleon Township, Henry, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States in 1920.

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Amos Byron Blank
Bertha L. Volkman Blank
Marriage: 6 October 1896
Freeman Byron Blank

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    Bertha L. Volkman Blank


6 October 1896
Ohio, United States


    Freeman Byron Blank


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle Low, Middle High German blanc ‘bright’, ‘shining’, ‘white’, ‘beautiful’, Middle Dutch blank ‘fair’, ‘white’.2 Variant spelling of the English and Jewish (Ashkenazic) cognate Blanc or the German cognate Blanck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Byron A Blank, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A B Blank, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Byron Blank in household of Amos Blank, "United States Census, 1880"

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