Andrea Jacqueline Gitchell Blanchard

19 February 1931–14 February 2010 (Age 78)
Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life of Andrea Jacqueline

When Andrea Jacqueline Gitchell Blanchard was born on 19 February 1931, in Hamburg, Fremont, Iowa, United States, her father, Harry Alfred Gitchel, was 33 and her mother, Gladys Myrtle Taylor, was 30. She married Lowell Eugene Blanchard on 7 October 1950. She died on 14 February 2010, in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lowell Eugene Blanchard
Andrea Jacqueline Gitchell Blanchard
Marriage: 7 October 1950

Spouse and Children

7 October 1950

Parents and Siblings

    Harry Alfred Gitchel


    Gladys Myrtle Taylor




    Darke Darrell Gitchell


    Harriett Louise Gitchell


    Orvil Franklin Gitchell


    Venus Irene Gitchell



World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 3

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gitchel .

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

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Story Highlight

Andrea Gitchell Blanchard, 78

Andrea Gitchell Blanchard, 78, of Pine Bluff died Feb. 14, 2010. She was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Hamburg, Iowa, a daughter of the late Harry and Gladys Taylor Gitchell. Survivors include her husband, …

Sources (3)

  • Andrea Gitchell in household of Gladys Gitchell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrea Gitchell Blanchard, “United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014”
  • Andrea Jaqueline Gitchel, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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