John Blanchard

5 June 1833–12 January 1912 (Age 78)
Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of John

When John Blanchard was born on 5 June 1833, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Leonard Blanchard, was 36 and his mother, Eleanor Spalding, was 33. He married Sarah Giddings on 29 January 1870. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 January 1912, in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Blanchard
1833–1912
Sarah Giddings
1843–1919
Marriage: 29 January 1870
Eleanor Jane Blanchard
1870–1936
Laura Ann Blanchard
1873–1939
John H. Blanchard
1880–1880
John Henry Blanchard
1881–1881
Leonard Blanchard
1883–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1870
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1797–1884Male

    Eleanor Spalding

    Female1799–1876Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1827–1900Female

    Blanchard

    Female1829–1829Female

    Laura Blanchard

    Female1830–1854Female

    Blanchard

    Female1832–1832Female

    Male1833–1912Male

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World Events (8)

1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 1

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1863

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the French medieval personal name Blancard, Blanchard, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements blank ‘white’, ‘shining’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Blanchard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Blanchard in household of Leonard Blanchard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Blanchard, "United States Census, 1880"

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