Catharina Elizabeth Blank

Female25 September 1881–19 December 1882

Brief Life History of Catharina Elizabeth

When Catharina Elizabeth Blank was born on 25 September 1881, in Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, John Adam Blank, was 22 and her mother, Mary Krieger, was 22. She died on 19 December 1882, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in God's Acre Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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John Adam Blank
Mary Krieger
Lorenda Mary Blank
Catharina Elizabeth Blank
William Nickolas Blank
Albert Ed Blank
Mary Annette Blank
Bertha Viola Blank
Verna M Blank

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  • Catharina Blank, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (2)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 1

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle Low German and Middle High German blanc ‘bright, shining, white, beautiful’, Middle Dutch blank ‘fair, white’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German blank ‘bright, shiny’ (compare 1 above).

English (Devon): nickname for someone with fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle English blaunk ‘white, fair’ (Old French blanc).

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

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