Asael D. Blanchard

24 January 1883–17 November 1968 (Age 85)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Asael D.

When Asael D. Blanchard was born on 24 January 1883, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Blanchard, was 24 and his mother, Amelia Jane Davis, was 22. He married Druzilla Roskelley on 17 February 1904, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1968, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asael D. Blanchard
Druzilla Roskelley
Marriage: 17 February 1904
Asael Spencer Blanchard
Thomas Lidell Blanchard Sr.
Dresden R Blanchard
Donald Grant Blanchard
Arnona Blanchard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1904Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1884 · Logan Temple Dedication
    Age 1
    On May 17, 1884, the Logan temple was dedicated by John Taylor. It was the only temple dedicated by him and was the second temple in Utah. The temple went under a major reconstruction project in 1976 to increase the capacity of the rooms inside and was rededicated in 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball.
    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 23
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Pierre, Andre, Marcel, Emile, Monique, Camille, Dominique, Euclide, Germaine, Leonce, Lucien.French and English (of Norman origin): from the French medieval personal name Blanchard, from an ancient Germanic name composed of the elements blank ‘white, shining’ + hard ‘strong, brave’.French and English: derivative of Blanc .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Started a many generation string of missionaries

    Per Grandma Christina Erickson Blanchard's family history book, "Asael D. Blanchard Departed 22 Feb. 1904 Returned Sept. 1906 German Mission" His Son, "Thomas Lidell Blanchard Departed 14 Nov 1929 …

    Sources (48)

    • Asael D Blanchard in entry for Dresden R Blanchard, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Asel D Blanchard, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • A D Blanchard in entry for Dresden R Blanchard and Phyllis Elwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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