Mary Blanche France

20 June 1893–28 November 1960 (Age 67)
Dorsey, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Mary Blanche

When Mary Blanche France was born on 20 June 1893, in Dorsey, Holt, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Henry Robert France, was 22 and her mother, Lucebe Caroline Nott, was 17. She married Cyril Lewis Roy Middleton on 22 March 1909, in Richland, Valley, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Bristow, Boyd, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Paynes Creek, Tehama, California, United States in 1920. In 1900, at the age of 7, her occupation is listed as at school. She died on 28 November 1960, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States.

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Cyril Lewis Roy Middleton
Mary Blanche France
Marriage: 22 March 1909
Jessie Mae Middleton
Lulu Minerva Middleton
Hazel Margaret Middleton
George Albert Middleton
Nellie Madge Middleton
Nada Marie Middleton
Lottie May Bell Middleton
Armistina Margaretta Middleton

Spouse and Children

22 March 1909
Richland, Valley, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 French: ethnic name for an inhabitant of France (i.e., of what is now the northern part of the country, where langue d'oïl was spoken). See also Lafrance .2 Czech (Franče): see Franc 4.3 Slovenian: from the personal name France, a vernacular form of Frančišek, Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Middleton in household of Roy Middleton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanch M France in household of William France, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche France in entry for John L Toedter and Armistina M Dunham, "Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010"

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