Blanche Madeline Mathes

31 May 1889–December 1980 (Age 91)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Blanche Madeline

When Blanche Madeline Mathes was born on 31 May 1889, in Iowa, United States, her father, George A Mathes, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ellen Aunger, was 26. She married Paul Dresser Jr. on 18 April 1908, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Black Hawk Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Cedar Falls Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in December 1980, in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Dresser Jr.
1886–1967
Blanche Madeline Mathes
1889–1980
Marriage: 18 April 1908
Paula Lillian Dresser
1909–1985
Iola Darline Dresser
1914–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1908
Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1860–1948Male

    Mary Ellen Aunger

    Female1862–1928Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .2 French (Mathès) and German: from the personal names Mathias or Mattheus ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanch Dresser in household of Paul Dresser, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Blanche Dresser in household of Paul Dresser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche M Dresser in household of Paul Dresser, "United States Census, 1930"

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