Blanche Lenore Cheney

5 January 1886–15 February 1971 (Age 85)
Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Blanche Lenore

When Blanche Lenore Cheney was born on 5 January 1886, in Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Thompson Cheney, was 52 and her mother, Louise Maria Austin, was 47. She married Farrel Andrew Whitlock on 7 April 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Monrovia, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Monrovia Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 15 February 1971, in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Farrel Andrew Whitlock
Blanche Lenore Cheney
Marriage: 7 April 1921
Donna Le Whitlock
Rita Lucille Whitlock
Wayne Rex Whitlock
Doris Dell Whitlock

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 10
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 23
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Chesney .2 French: habitational name from a place in Yonne, which takes its name from a Romano-Gallic estate, Caniacum ‘estate of a man named Canius’, from the Roman personal name + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Story Highlight

Blanche Whitlock's Talk at Doris' Mission Farewell

Blanche Whitlock’s Talk at Doris’ Farewell Testimonial (Talk given in November 1950, entered Missionary Home on December 3, 1950) Dear Brothers & Sisters: This is a wonderful privilege to be here t …

Sources (29)

  • Blanch Lenore Cheney Whitlock in household of Farrel Andrew Whitlock, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Blanche Lenore Cheney in household of Louisa Maria Cheney, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Blanche Lennore Cheney Whitlock in household of Farrell A Whitlock, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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