Blanche Bernice Blue Elder

Brief Life History of Blanche Bernice Blue

When Blanche Bernice Blue Elder was born on 18 July 1898, in Indiana, United States, her father, George Marion Elder, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Arminda Arnold, was 34. She married Ezra Davis Kaylor on 15 September 1920, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died in December 1985, at the age of 87, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Davis Kaylor
1893–1985
Blanche Bernice Blue Elder
1898–1985
Marriage: 15 September 1920
Robert Davis Kaylor
1925–2004

Sources (9)

  • Blanche Elder in household of George M Elder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanche B. B. Elder, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Blanche B. Elder Kaylor, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: distinguishing nickname from Middle English and Older Scots elder ‘parent; older, senior person’, perhaps in some cases denoting the older of two bearers of the same personal name. It may have been used also to denote an elder of a church, a senior and respected member of the congregation. Compare Senior .

English: in southeastern England, this may be a variant of Helder .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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