Ethel Blanche Kimes

Female2 August 1909–30 June 1999

Brief Life History of Ethel Blanche

When Ethel Blanche Kimes was born on 2 August 1909, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States, her father, Harry Clifford Kimes, was 32 and her mother, Mable Weidner, was 27. She married Harry Edmond Owen Sr on 4 January 1931, in Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Valley Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 30 June 1999, in West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Harry Edmond Owen Sr
Ethel Blanche Kimes
Marriage: 4 January 1931
Ronald Kimes Owen
Marilyn Carol Owen
Fred Owen
Donald Dale Owen
Harry Edmond Owen Jr.

Sources (15)

  • Ethel B Owen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ethel Blanche Kimes, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Ethel Blanche Kimes, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1931Madison, Iowa, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 1

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 4

    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.

    1934 · The Grout Museum

    Age 25

    The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Kime . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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