Gloria Jean Blankeship

2 March 1942–12 December 1996 (Age 54)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Gloria Jean

When Gloria Jean Blankeship was born on 2 March 1942, in Ohio, United States, her father, Master SGT Matthew William Going, was 34 and her mother, Hazel Marie Hite, was 32. She died on 12 December 1996, in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 54.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Bobby William Sims
1940–2001
Gloria Jean Blankeship
1942–1996

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Master SGT Matthew William Going

    Male1907–1987Male

    Female1909–1987Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 11

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 16

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Gloria Jean.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.