Jerome Ladow Blaisdell

Brief Life History of Jerome Ladow

When Jerome Ladow Blaisdell was born on 14 December 1890, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Ralph Blaisdell, was 25 and his mother, Lillian LaDow, was 29. He married Elva Ruth Longstreet on 16 March 1929, in Hazlet Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Keyport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 4 May 1961, in Afton, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Jerome Ladow Blaisdell
1890–1961
Elva Ruth Longstreet
1901–1992
Marriage: 16 March 1929

Sources (14)

  • Jerome Blaisdell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jerome L Blaisdell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Jerome L Blaisdell, "New York State Health Department, Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-1963"

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from a place inthe Lake District named Blaisdell, from the Old Norse bynameBlesi (from blesi ‘blaze, white spot’), or from thesame word used in the sense of a white spot on a hillside, + Old Norsedalr ‘valley’.

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

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