Blanche J Dugger

21 October 1924–7 November 2010 (Age 86)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Blanche J

When Blanche J Dugger was born on 21 October 1924, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Henry William Tolbert Dugger, was 39 and her mother, Lee Otha Stone, was 34. She lived in Sayre, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 November 2010, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86.

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Henry William Tolbert Dugger
Lee Otha Stone
Linnie Dee Dugger
Lily Bell Dugger
Nancy Marie Dugger
Blanche J Dugger
Elbert Harry Dugger

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 17

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.1. It may be an altered spelling of French Dugard ( see Dugar ). 2. Alternatively it could be a variant of German Duggert , from an old personal name from Old High German tugan ‘to be capable, competent, or useful’, ‘to be strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Dugger in household of William H T Dugger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche J Dugger in household of W H Tolbert Dugger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche Shade in entry for Mr Elbert Harry Dugger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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