Donald Alton Blanchard

27 November 1919–20 February 2004 (Age 84)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Donald Alton

When Donald Alton Blanchard was born on 27 November 1919, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Wilford Blanchard, was 39 and his mother, Sanova May Swearingen, was 31. He married June Whiting on 22 September 1938, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Springville Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and Springville Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 2004, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald Alton Blanchard
1919–2004
June Whiting
1920–2011
Marriage: 22 September 1938
John Charles Blanchard
1944–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1938
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · The Pioneer Museum Is Organized

Age 1

The Pioneer Museum was conceived in 1920 by women dedicated to preserving the pioneer heritage of the community. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers organization headed the effort and a museum was created for the collection of relics and written histories of the early pioneers.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Alton Blanchard in household of John Wilford Blanchard, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donald Alton Blanchard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Donald Alton Blanchard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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