Blanche Fern Jones

1880–Female
Fredonia, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Blanche Fern

When Blanche Fern Jones was born in 1880, in Fredonia, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John E. Jones, was 37 and her mother, Elmira Jane Magee, was 26.

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John E. Jones
1843–1904
Elmira Jane Magee
1854–1938
Blanche Fern Jones
1880–
Harry Jones
1884–1931

Parents and Siblings

    John E. Jones

    Male1843–1904Male

    Female1854–1938Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 25

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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