Blanche Gaumer

4 April 1888–15 July 1914 (Age 26)
Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Blanche

When Blanche Gaumer was born on 4 April 1888, in Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Amos A Gaumer, was 29 and her mother, Mary LaVerne Deline, was 19. She married Ralph O Brown on 29 April 1908, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Seneca Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 15 July 1914, in Evart, Osceola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Ralph O Brown
Blanche Gaumer
Marriage: 29 April 1908
Vernon C Brown

Spouse and Children

29 April 1908
Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


    Vernon C Brown


Parents and Siblings

    Amos A Gaumer


    Mary LaVerne Deline




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

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

German: occupational name for an official moral censor, a supervisor, or overseer, Middle High German goumer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanch E Brown in household of Ralph O Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blanche Gaumer in household of Amos Gaumer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche Gaumer, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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