Ethel Blackman

8 January 1897–19 January 1994 (Age 97)
McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Blackman was born on 8 January 1897, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States, her father, Charles Emmett Blackman, was 23 and her mother, Nettie Grace Little, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Elmer L Bilslend. She lived in Comanche, Adams, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Jackson Township, Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 1994, at the age of 97, and was buried in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Elmer L Bilslend
Ethel Blackman
Loren Dwight Bilslend
Lucile Irene Bilslend
LeRoy Vernon Bilslend
Harold Elmer Bilslend

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Adams, Colorado, United States
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: descriptive nickname for someone of swarthy complexion or hair, or else someone with a pale complexion or hair ( see Black ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Blackman in household of C E Blackman, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Ethel E Bilstend in household of Elmer S Bilstend, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Bilslend in household of Elmer Bilslend, "United States Census, 1940"

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