Ellen Blanchard

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Blanchard was born about 1847, in West Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Gisbert Blanchard, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 20. She married Harvey Walker on 23 June 1867, in Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Washington, Stark, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died about 1916, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Walker
Ellen Blanchard
Marriage: 23 June 1867
Charles Lowell Walker
Harry B. Walker
William Clyde Walker
Edgar Atlee Walker

Sources (22)

  • Ellen Walker in household of Harvey Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Blanchard, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Sarah E Blanchard in entry for Edgar A Walker and Emma Otto, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Pierre, Andre, Marcel, Emile, Monique, Camille, Dominique, Euclide, Germaine, Leonce, Lucien.

French and English (of Norman origin): from the French medieval personal name Blanchard, from an ancient Germanic name composed of the elements blank ‘white, shining’ + hard ‘strong, brave’.

French and English: derivative of Blanc .

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

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