Wilma DeLelle Blanchard

14 September 1904–7 May 1980 (Age 75)
Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Wilma DeLelle

When Wilma DeLelle Blanchard was born on 14 September 1904, in Kendallville, Wayne Township, Noble, Indiana, United States, her father, Arthur William Blanchard, was 34 and her mother, Dilla Viroqua Locker, was 32. She married John Roger Mitchell on 29 August 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Orange Township, Noble, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 May 1980, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Roger Mitchell
1903–1995
Wilma DeLelle Blanchard
1904–1980
Marriage: 29 August 1927
Dan Blanchard Mitchell
1938–1998

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 August 1927
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 2
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1927
    Age 23
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Turenne

    Sources (5)

    • Wilma B Mitchell im Haushalt von J Roger Mitchell, „United States Census, 1940“
    • Wilma D Blanchard in household of Arthur W Blanchard, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Wilma Blanchard in household of Arthur W Blanchard, "United States Census, 1910"

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