Blanche Alberta Williams

14 February 1900–24 January 1953 (Age 52)
Fountain City, New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Blanche Alberta

When Blanche Alberta Williams was born on 14 February 1900, in Fountain City, New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac Runyan Williams, was 22 and her mother, Florence Lillian Moorman, was 23. She married Harold Hobart Brinkley on 25 September 1920, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 January 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 52, and was buried in Fountain City, New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Hobart Brinkley
Blanche Alberta Williams
Marriage: 25 September 1920
Hobart Mardel Brinkley

Spouse and Children

25 September 1920
Wayne, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Runyan Williams


    Florence Lillian Moorman




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Blanche A Brinkley in household of Harold H Brinkley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blanche Brinkly in household of Harold Brinkly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Blanche A Williams in entry for Hobart Mardel Brinkley and Gloria Mae Selby, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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