Blanche Retta Wagner

30 May 1917–August 1998 (Age 81)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Blanche Retta

Blanche Retta Wagner was born on 30 May 1917, in Pennsylvania, United States. She died in August 1998, at the age of 81.

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Samuel P Ammerman
1905–1983
Blanche Retta Wagner
1917–1998

Spouse and Children

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941
Age 24
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

Possible Related Names

Rademaker
Wagener
Waggener
Waggoner
Wagler
Wagoner
Wainer
Wanger
Wegener
Wegner
Wehner
Weiner
Wojnar

Sources (1)

  • Blanche Retta Bressler, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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