Blanche Elsie Folkman

4 September 1896–19 May 1986 (Age 89)
Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Blanche Elsie

When Blanche Elsie Folkman was born on 4 September 1896, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, George Christopher Folkman, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Charlotte Hansen, was 28. She married Jacob Oscar Cooke on 12 August 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Franklin Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 19 May 1986, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Oscar Cooke
1894–1973
Blanche Elsie Folkman
1896–1986
Marriage: 12 August 1916
Bruce George Cooke
1917–1934
Gene Oscar Cooke
1919–1987
Helen Mae Cooke
1924–2010
Beverly Charlotta Cooke
1937–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 August 1916
children

(4)

    Male1917–1934Male

    Male1919–1987Male

    Helen Mae Cooke

    Female1924–2010Female

    Beverly Charlotta Cooke

    Female1937–2018Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jewish (Ashkenazic) or Americanized spelling of German Volkmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Blanche E. Cook in household of Jacob O. Cook, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Blanche Folkman in household of George C Folkman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Blanche E Folkman Cook in household of Jacob D Cook, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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