Elizabeth Dennis

1893–February 1986 (Age 93)
New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Dennis was born in 1893, in New York, United States, her father, Henry O. Dennis, was 28 and her mother, Lucretia Potter, was 21. She married Levi E. Blunt on 24 December 1918, in Schuyler, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wheeler, Steuben, New York, United States for about 15 years and Horseheads, Horseheads, Chemung, New York, United States in 1940. She died in February 1986, at the age of 93.

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Levi E. Blunt
Elizabeth Dennis
Marriage: 24 December 1918
Ellis C Blunt

Spouse and Children

    Levi E. Blunt



24 December 1918
Schuyler, New York, United States


    Ellis C Blunt


Parents and Siblings

    Henry O. Dennis


    Lucretia Potter






    Alta Marie Dennis


    Alma H Dennis


    Helena Dennis


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 24

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the medieval personal name Den(n)is (Latin Dionysius, Greek Dionysios ‘(follower) of Dionysos’, an eastern god introduced to the classical pantheon at a relatively late date and bearing a name of probably Semitic origin). The name was borne by various early saints, including St Denis, the martyred 3rd-century bishop of Paris who became the patron of France; the popularity of the name in England from the 12th century onwards seems to have been largely due to French influence. The feminine form Dionysia (in the vernacular likewise Den(n)is) is also found, and some examples of the surname may represent a metronymic form.2 English: variant of Dench.3 Irish (mainly Dublin and Cork): of the same origin as 1 and 2, sometimes an alternative form to Donohue but more often to MacDonough , since the personal name Donnchadh was Anglicized as Donough or Denis.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Blunt in household of Levi Blunt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Blunt in household of Levi E Blunt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Blunt in household of Amos L Blunt, "United States Census, 1920"

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