Olive M Blankenship

13 August 1909–25 March 1996 (Age 86)
Adams, Washington, United States

The Life of Olive M

When Olive M Blankenship was born on 13 August 1909, in Adams, Washington, United States, her father, Claude Phillip Blankenship, was 28 and her mother, Lillian Maude Billington, was 30. She married Walter H Blomgren on 25 May 1936, in Yakima, Washington, United States. She lived in Yakima, Washington, United States in 1935 and Valley Election Precinct, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 25 March 1996, in Edwall, Lincoln, Washington, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Washtucna, Adams, Washington, United States.

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Walter H Blomgren
Olive M Blankenship
Marriage: 25 May 1936

Spouse and Children

25 May 1936
Yakima, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Claude Phillip Blankenship


    Lillian Maude Billington




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive Blomgren in household of Walter Blomgren, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olive Blankenship in household of Claude P Blankenship, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oline Blankenship in household of Claude P Blankenship, "United States Census, 1930"

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