Reuben Andrew Robinson Blaisdell

24 February 1847–1 October 1922 (Age 75)
Van Buren Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Reuben Andrew Robinson

When Reuben Andrew Robinson Blaisdell was born on 24 February 1847, in Van Buren Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States, his father, William Bleasdale, was 50 and his mother, Margaret Moss, was 48. He married Alice Mary White on 5 June 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Centerville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 1 October 1922, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Andrew Robinson Blaisdell
Alice Mary White
Marriage: 5 June 1876
Rueben Andrew Blaisdell
Alice Labasha Blaisdell
James William Blaisdell
John Edward Blaisdell
Gertrude Blaisdell
Martha Blaisdell
Asynthia Blaisdell
Ione Blaisdell

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  • Marriage
    5 June 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Nancy Rebecca Porter BIRTH 16 Mar 1851 DEATH 7 May 1851 (aged 1 month) BURIAL Centerville City Cemetery Centerville, Davis County, Utah, USA Show Map PLOT UK87 MEMORIAL ID 64545 · View Source
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from a place inthe Lake District named Blaisdell, from the Old Norse bynameBlesi (from blesi ‘blaze, white spot’), or from thesame word used in the sense of a white spot on a hillside, + Old Norsedalr ‘valley’.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Near sunset on 4 November 1833 a posse of about 30 Mormons armed with 17 guns engaged a armed party of 40 - 50 citizens of Jackson county who were amongst 300 - 500 anti-Mormon residents of the count …

    Sources (51)

    • Ruben R Blaisdail, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Reuben R Blasdell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Reuben Blisdell in entry for Ione Blisdell Sorenson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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