Blanche Veeder

1916–13 September 1996 (Age 80)
Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Blanche

When Blanche Veeder was born in 1916, in Fonda, Mohawk, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Willett James Veeder, was 33 and her mother, Meta Sutton, was 33. She died on 13 September 1996, in Johnstown, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Robert William Ropeter
1917–1968
Blanche Veeder
1916–1996

Spouse and Children

    Robert William Ropeter

    Male1917–1968Male

    Female1916–1996Female

Parents and Siblings

    Willett James Veeder

    Male1883–1929Male

    Meta Sutton

    Female1883–1918Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying boggy area, a variant of Feeder.

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

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