Lillian Grace Blankenship

29 July 1913–29 January 2010 (Age 96)
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

The Life of Lillian Grace

When Lillian Grace Blankenship was born on 29 July 1913, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, her father, Franklin Earl Blankenship, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Julia Hord, was 25. She married Walter Willie Kohl on 8 February 1936, in Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 January 2010, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Walter Willie Kohl
Lillian Grace Blankenship
Marriage: 8 February 1936
Virginia Yvonne Kohl
Willis Billy Kohl Sr

Spouse and Children

8 February 1936
Harris, Texas, United States


    Virginia Yvonne Kohl


    Willis Billy Kohl Sr


Parents and Siblings



    Beatrice Allene Blankenship


    Murl Lowney Blankenship



    Margaret Maud Blankenship


    Madge Norine Blankenship


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillian G Kohle in household of Walter W Kohle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillian Blankenship in household of Frank E Blankenship, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian Blankenship in household of Frank E Blankenship, "United States Census, 1920"

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