George Grant Blaisdell

Male5 June 1895–4 October 1978

Brief Life History of George Grant

When George Grant Blaisdell was born on 5 June 1895, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philo Chase Blaisdell, was 37 and his mother, Sara Frances Grant, was 37. He had at least 1 daughter with Marion Baker Barcroft. He lived in Bradford Monthly Meeting, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States for about 15 years. He died on 4 October 1978, in Miami Beach, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Willow Dale Cemetery, Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Grant Blaisdell
Marion Baker Barcroft
Sarah Blaisdell

Sources (12)

  • George G Blasdell in household of Howard L Yates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Grant Blaisdell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George G Blaisdell, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"

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Children (1)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 3

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.


Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from a place inthe Lake District named Blaisdell, from the Old Norse bynameBlesi (from blesi ‘blaze, white spot’), or from thesame word used in the sense of a white spot on a hillside, + Old Norsedalr ‘valley’.

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

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