Blanche Ramona Bywater

14 May 1903–30 December 1986 (Age 83)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Blanche Ramona

When Blanche Ramona Bywater was born on 14 May 1903, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Alfred James Bywater, was 24 and her mother, Francis Elizabeth Mikesell, was 19. She married Orson Lorenzo Barker on 10 June 1926, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Calls Fort Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 December 1986, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Lorenzo Barker
Blanche Ramona Bywater
Marriage: 10 June 1926
Orson DeVerl Barker
Roland Bywater Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1926Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1914 · Hotel Brigham Built
    Age 11
    Constructed in two phases, 1914 and 1924, Hotel Brigham was originally built to house transient railroad workers.
    Age 24
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone living by a lake or river, from Middle English by ‘by, beside’ + water ‘water’.Irish: pseudo-translation (due to confusion with sruth ‘stream’) of Gaelic Ó Srutháin ‘descendant of Sruithán’, a personal name from a diminutive of sruith ‘sage, elder’. Bywater is found as the English form of this Gaelic name in County Cork, while in Mayo the usual Anglicization is Ryan .

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

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    Sources (49)

    • Blanch Remonia Bywater in household of Alfred James Bywater, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Blanche Bywater, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Blanche Bywater in entry for Orson Lorenzo Barker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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