Blanche Dorothy McGannan

1 October 1901–14 April 1979 (Age 77)
California, United States

The Life Summary of Blanche Dorothy

When Blanche Dorothy McGannan was born on 1 October 1901, in California, United States, her father, Lewis Darby McGANNON, was 30 and her mother, Dorothy Josephine Simpson, was 24. She married Henry E. White on 6 December 1919, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 14 April 1979, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Dwight Edwards Kennedy
Blanche Dorothy McGannan
Marriage: 21 November 1956

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 5
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 22
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin ‘son of Fionnán’ ( see McLennan ). This name, from a diminutive of fionn ‘white’, ‘fair’, was borne by several early Irish saints.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Blanch D Mcgannon in household of Louis D Mcgannon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wlanche D White in household of Lewis D McGannon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Blanche Caerbert in household of Paul H Caerbert, "United States Census, 1930"

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