Blanche A. WASHBURN

Female 1868 - 1945  (76 years)


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  • Name Blanche A. WASHBURN 
    Born 25 Dec 1868  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jun 1945  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18019  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2003 

    Family Herbert Lewis WILLS,   b. 16 Sep 1863, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1950, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1888  Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Herbert L. Wills and Blanche A. Washburn cites the groom's residence Lewiston, the bride's residence Turner, and date and place of marriage. [1]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 9 June 1900:

      - Wills, Herbert L., age 36, married 12 years, born Septembrer 1863 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Farmer.
      - Wills, Blanche, age 31, wife, married 12 years, mother of 2 children, zero children still living, born December 1868 in Maine, both parents born Maine.

      Their neighbors are:

      - Washburn, William H., age 66, married 44 years, born June 1843 (sic) in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Farmer.
      - Washburn, Osca, age 65, wife, married 44 years, mother of 4 children, 3 children still living, born December 1864 (sic) in Maine, both parents born Maine
      - Washburn, Edward K., age 33, son, married 5 years, born January 1867 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Farmer.
      - Washburn, Addie M., age 32, daughter-in-law, married 5 years, mother of zero children, born May 1858 in Maine, father born Canada French, mother obrn Maine.

    • 1910 census of Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 2 May 1910:

      - Wills, Herbert L., age 47, first marriage, married 26 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Farmer.
      - Wills, Blanche A., age 41, wife, first marriage, married 26 years, mother of 3 children, 2 children still living, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, Vivian O., age 9, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, William W., age 6, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wood, Eunice, age 77, boarder, widowed, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Own Income.

    • 1920 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 13 January 1920:

      - Wills, Herbert L., age 55, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Superintendent, Alms House.
      - Wills, Blanche A., age 50, wife, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Matron, Alms House.
      - Wills, Vivian O., age 19, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, William W., age 16, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

      There are 14 boarders living in the residence ranging in age from 36 to 88.

    • 1930 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 2 April 1930:

      - Wills, Herbert L., age 65, owns the home, home value $3,000, first married age 24, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Floor Man, Hydro Electric.
      - Wills, Blanche A., age 60, wife, first married age 19, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Wills, William W., age 26, son, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Machinist, Automobile.
      - Thompson, Nettie L., age 70, sister-in-law, widowed, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1940 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 15 April 1940:

      - Wills, Herbert L., age 76, owns the home, home value $1,500, completed 4 years of high school, born Maine, occupation is blank.
      - Wills, Blanche A., age 71, wife, completed 2 years of high school, born Maine.

      Their neighbor is:

      - Wills, William W., age 37, owns the home, home value $2,000, completed 1 year of college, born Maine, occupation Machinist, Navy Yard.
      - Wills, Charlotte G., age 28, wife, completed 4 years of high school, born New Hampshire.
      - Wills, Claudia, age 4, daughter, born Maine.

      All persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Lois WILLS,   b. 27 Jun 1899, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1899, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Vivian O. WILLS,   b. 17 Oct 1900, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1988, Ogunquit, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. William Washburn WILLS,   b. 28 May 1903, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1992, York, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F5743  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1868 - Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1888 - Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jun 1945 - Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Blanche A. Washburn was of Turner, Maine.

  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937.