Blanche Ree Denham

18 October 1908–28 September 1985 (Age 76)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Blanche Ree

When Blanche Ree Denham was born on 18 October 1908, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Granvill Denham, was 36 and her mother, Louisa A Fox, was 38. She married Levy B Turner on 20 May 1923, in Clay, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1985, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Gamaliel Cemetery, Gamaliel, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levy B Turner
1904–1981
Blanche Ree Denham
1908–1985
Marriage: 20 May 1923
Virgil Marshall Turner
1927–1981
Dorothy L Turner
1931–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1923
Clay, Tennessee, United States
children

(2)

    Virgil Marshall Turner

    Male1927–1981Male

    Dorothy L Turner

    Female1931–2020Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    John A Denham

    Male1890–Male

    Bertha M Denham

    Female1892–1911Female

    Male1894–1967Male

    Male1896–1963Male

    Ernest Denham

    Male1898–1933Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Buckinghamshire (near Uxbridge) and two in Suffolk, which are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + hām ‘homestead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gladys Turner in household of Levy Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche Denham in entry for Marion Francis Rutherford, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Blance Donham in entry for Edward Proffitt and Moline Turner, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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