Frederick Blau

18 June 1894–18 July 1979 (Age 85)
Logan, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Blau was born on 18 June 1894, in Logan, Kansas, United States, his father, Martin Blau, was 31 and his mother, Elise Oehmig, was 25. He married Elva Mandana Richardson on 22 June 1922, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Augustine Township, Logan, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1979, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Frederick Blau
Elva Mandana Richardson
Marriage: 22 June 1922
Maurice Frederick Blau
Gerald Keith Blau
Teresa Maxine Blau
Elsie Nadine Blau
Omer Leavitt Blau
Glenna Deen Blau

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  • Marriage
    22 June 1922Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 4
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    Age 23
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Arnon, Binyamin, Shulem, Zalmen, Akiva, Chaim, Dov, Emanuel, Gavriel, Hersch, Hyman, Isador. German Kurt, Eugen, Gerda, Otto, Alfons, Ernst, Inge, Siegfried.German: from Middle High German blā ‘blue’ (Old High German blāo), applied as a nickname with various senses: someone who habitually wore blue clothes, a dyer, someone with blue eyes, a sickly or pale person, someone with a bluish complexion resulting from poor circulation, etc.Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German blau ‘blue’ (see 1 above).

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

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    History of Martin & Elisa Oehmig Blau

    Martin Blau was born 24 May, 1863 to Johann Wilhelm Blau and Christina Rosina Herbster in Graben, Baden, Germany. About 1875, Martin and his brother Henry stowed away, while their other brothers, Karl …

    Sources (28)

    • Frederick Blau, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Fred Blau, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Fred Blau in entry for Gerald K Blau, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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