Blanche Pearl Shillinger

28 January 1887–17 January 1954 (Age 66)
Paulding, Ohio, United States

The Life of Blanche Pearl

When Blanche Pearl Shillinger was born on 28 January 1887, in Paulding, Ohio, United States, her father, George Washington Schillinger, was 23 and her mother, Myranda McNutt, was 15. She married Guy Lewis Durbin on 14 April 1915, in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 17 January 1954, in Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.

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Guy Lewis Durbin
Blanche Pearl Shillinger
Marriage: 14 April 1915
Lloyd Arthur Durbin
Leroy Lewis Durbin

Spouse and Children

14 April 1915
Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Schillinger


    Myranda McNutt




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Schilling or Schillingen ( see Schilling 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Shillinger, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935"
  • Blanche Shillinger, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Blancherd Shillinger, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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