Arvesta Blanchard

1841–1861 (Age 19)
Maine, United States

The Life of Arvesta

When Arvesta Blanchard was born in August 1841, in Maine, United States, her father, Ira B Blanchard, was 34 and her mother, Voadicea Hathaway, was 29. She lived in Orion Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 19 March 1861, at the age of 19, and was buried in Brimfield, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Ira B Blanchard
Voadicea Hathaway
Clarissa Hinds Blanchard
Mary Thayer Blanchard
Hannah Elizabeth Blanchard
Arvesta Blanchard
Matilda W. Blanchard
Ira W Blanchard
Sarah Ellen Blanchard

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World Events (7)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 1

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Arvesta Blanchard in household of Isa Blanchard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arvesta L Blanchard, "Find A Grave Index"

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