Blanche E. Waggoner

1891–1988 (Age 96)
Sutherland, O'Brien, Iowa, United States

The Life of Blanche E.

When Blanche E. Waggoner was born in September 1891, in Sutherland, O'Brien, Iowa, United States, her father, Jacob W Waggoner, was 42 and her mother, Pheroby Jane Joines, was 29. She married Alfred Henry Wittrock on 24 July 1912, in Spencer Township, Clay, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Waterman, O'Brien, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Waterman Township, O'Brien, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1988, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Henry Wittrock
Blanche E. Waggoner
Marriage: 24 July 1912
Constance May Wittrock
Chester Frank Wittrock
Opal Faye Wittrock

Spouse and Children

24 July 1912
Spencer Township, Clay, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Pheroby Jane Joines




    Frank Wagoner



    Mae Wagoner



    Berry George Wagoner


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 22

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 26

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wagoner .2 Americanized form of German Wagner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanch Wagoner in household of Jacob Wagoner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche Wittrock in household of Albert Wittrock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanche S Wittrock in household of Alferd H Wittrock, "United States Census, 1930"

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