Blanche Armstrong

1898–1988 (Age 89)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Blanche

When Blanche Armstrong was born on 18 December 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Hutchison Armstrong, was 28 and her mother, Emma Jane Welsh, was 23. She married Philip Stephen Heilbut on 8 July 1918. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 7 January 1988, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blanche Armstrong
1898–1988
Philip Stephen Heilbut
1893–1982
Marriage: 8 July 1918
Marjorie Blanche Heilbut
1919–1981
Dorothy Grace Heilbut
1921–1995
Virginia Heilbut
1923–2006
Marian Edith Heilbut
1926–2011

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 July 1918
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 11

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Aunt Blanche

Our parents did not meet and marry until their middle thirties and that meant that most if not all of our relatives were much older. Mom was the youngest in her family and was the only child at home …

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Sources (3)

  • Blanch Armstrong in household of Thomas H Armstrong, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blanche Armstrong in household of Thomas H Armstrong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche D Heilbert in household of Philip Heilbert, "United States Census, 1920"

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