Edna May Whittemore

Brief Life History of Edna May

When Edna May Whittemore was born on 1 September 1878, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Amos Whittemore, was 22 and her mother, Mary Frances Harbour Whittemore, was 21. She married Bernhard Blohm in 1900, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1935 and Portland City Election Precinct 5, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died in June 1950, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Bernhard Blohm
1880–1966
Edna May Whittemore
1878–1950
Marriage: 1900
Alice C. Blohm
1902–1969
Burdett Blohm
1907–1914

Sources (8)

  • Edna M Bluhm in household of Will L Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna May Whittemore Blohm, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edna Whittemore in entry for Blohm Blohm, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): variant of Whitmore .

History: Thomas Whittemore came from England to Charlestown, MA, in or c. 1639. Amos Whittemore, born in Cambridge, MA, in 1759 was an inventor and gunsmith, and another Thomas Whittemore was born in Boston in 1800; he was a Universalist clergyman and MA legislator.

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

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