Blanch Ellen Hargis

13 March 1923–after 1990 (Age 66)
Of, San Juan, New Mexico

The Life of Blanch Ellen

When Blanch Ellen Hargis was born on 13 March 1923, her father, John Jack C Hargis, was 23 and her mother, Nellie Blanche Waggoner, was 17. She married Goldie Leroy Adair on 15 June 1945, in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States. She lived in Flora Vista, San Juan, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years. She died after 1990, at the age of 68, and was buried in Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States.

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Goldie Leroy Adair
Blanch Ellen Hargis
Marriage: 15 June 1945

Spouse and Children

15 June 1945
Aztec, San Juan, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1930 · Carlsbad Caverns Established

Age 7

Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, New Mexico, became a National Park on May 14, 1930. Tourists can explore the caverns through guided and self-guided tours. In the 1960's, an amphitheater opened and started where tourists can sit and watch as the bats exit the cave for the night. The only part of the caverns that is off limits to tourists is where the bats come out.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.1. Possibly a Huguenot name, a variant of Gargis , which is an altered form of Garrigus , an Anglicized form of French Garrigues . 2. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Scottish Harcus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Hargis in household of Jack C Hargis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche E Hargis in household of John C Hargis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche Ellen in entry for John Calvin Hargis Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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