Blanche Ann Rhode

8 January 1900–September 1994 (Age 94)
Rich Grove Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

The Life of Blanche Ann

When Blanche Ann Rhode was born on 8 January 1900, in Rich Grove Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States, her father, John Charles Rhoda, was 30 and her mother, Mary Jane Rater, was 23. She married William Bryan James on 15 August 1917, in Pulaski, Indiana, United States. She lived in Denham, Pulaski, Indiana, United States in 1917. She died in September 1994, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 94.

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William Bryan James
Blanche Ann Rhode
Marriage: 15 August 1917

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15 August 1917
Pulaski, Indiana, United States

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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.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Rhodes .2 German: variant spelling of Rohde ( see Rode ), principally a habitational name from any of various places named Rohde or Rohden in Lower Saxony, Saxony, Westphalia, and Hesse.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Rhode in household of John C Rhode, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blane A Rhode in household of John C Rhode, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Blanche Rhode, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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