Blanche Elizabeth Erkens

1901–1989 (Age 87)
Helena Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Blanche Elizabeth

When Blanche Elizabeth Erkens was born on 8 July 1901, in Helena Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph Peter Erkens, was 28 and her mother, Mary Susan Peters, was 27. She married John J. Stang in Scott, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sand Creek Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Jordan, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 4 March 1989, in Scott, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Jordan, Scott, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blanche Elizabeth Erkens
John J. Stang
Florence Susan Stang
Richard Mathew Stang
Walter Joseph Stang

Spouse & Children

Scott, Minnesota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Peter Erkens


  • Female1873–1944Female



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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Sources (3)

  • Blanch Erkens in household of Jos Eakens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanch S Erkens in household of Josiph P Erkens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blanche Erkens, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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