Blanche Viola Goheen

5 December 1877–30 June 1946 (Age 68)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Blanche Viola

When Blanche Viola Goheen was born on 5 December 1877, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Cyrus Goheen, was 28 and her mother, Caroline Olivia Harvey, was 31. She married Hiram Evans on 30 April 1896, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 30 June 1946, at the age of 68, and was buried in Churchtown, Caernarvon Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Evans
Blanche Viola Goheen
Marriage: 30 April 1896
Miriam Evans
Maude Evans
James Herbert Evans

Spouse and Children

30 April 1896
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Cyrus Goheen


    Caroline Olivia Harvey




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Blanche Renninger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche V Evans, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blanche Renninger in household of John A Renninger, "United States Census, 1920"

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