Blanche Elizabeth Maloney

6 August 1917–2 September 2007 (Age 90)
Webster, Day, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Blanche Elizabeth

When Blanche Elizabeth Maloney was born on 6 August 1917, in Webster, Day, South Dakota, United States, her father, Thomas James Maloney, was 35 and her mother, Nellie Marie Burke, was 23. She married Byron Odell Fiksdal on 22 November 1938, in Day, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Day, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Highland Township, Day, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 2007, in Bristol, Day, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 90.

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Byron Odell Fiksdal
Blanche Elizabeth Maloney
Marriage: 22 November 1938
Alice Marie Fiksdal
Della C Fiksdal
Dorothy A Fiksdal
Lawrence Odell Fiksdal
Bruce A Fiksdal

Spouse and Children

22 November 1938
Day, South Dakota, United States


    Alice Marie Fiksdal


    Della C Fiksdal




    Bruce A Fiksdal


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh ‘descendant of the devotee of the Church’. Compare Muldowney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Maloney, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Blanche Maloney in household of Thom Maloney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche Fiksdal in household of Odell Fiksdal, "United States Census, 1940"

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