Attempting to find information on WILLIAM BLOWER

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HELP  Searching for date of death and location for WILLIAM ROBERT BLOWER.

Son of John and Martha Blower, born Dec. 1875, Earlestown, Lancashire, Immigrated to Canada, then moved to USA circa 1911-12. ,(May have been illegally in USA.)  Siblings: James, Annie and Elizabeth. Spent some time employed by Goodyear Company, building Airships. Spent some time in Ohio. Not married, passed away shortly after WWII, in USA.
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William R. Blower

 in the 1881 England Census

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    Name: William R. Blower
    Age: 5
    Estimated birth year: abt 1876
    Relationship to Head: Son
    Father: John Blower
    Mother: Martha Blower
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Earlestown, Lancashire, England
    Civil Parish: Newton in Makerfield
    County/Island: Lancashire
    Country: England
    Street address: Crow Lane

    Education:

    Employment status:

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    Occupation: Scholar
    Registration district: Warrington
    ED, institution, or vessel: 7
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Piece: 3787
    Folio: 97
    Page Number: 55
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    John Blower 33
    Martha Blower 25
    William R. Blower 5
    Bessie Blower 4

    William R Blower

     in the 1891 England Census

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      Name: William R Blower
      Age: 15
      Estimated birth year: abt 1876
      Relation: Son
      Father's name: John Blower
      Mother's name: Martha Blower
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Earlestown, Lancashire, England
      Civil Parish: Newton
      Ecclesiastical parish: St Peter
      Town: Newton
      County/Island: Lancashire
      Country: England

      Street address:

      Occupation:

      Condition as to marriage:

      Education:

      Employment status:

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      Registration district: Warrington
      Sub registration district: Newton in Makerfield
      ED, institution, or vessel: 7
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Piece: 3070
      Folio: 89
      Page Number: 21
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      John Blower 40
      Martha Blower 35
      William R Blower 15
      Elizabeth Blower 14
      James Blower 8
      Annie Blower 1

      Not sure if this same William Blower but suggests he was actually married.

      William Blower

       in the 1911 England Census

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        Name: William Blower
        Age in 1911: 36
        Estimated birth year: abt 1875
        Relation to Head: Head
        Gender: Male
        Birth Place: Northwich, Cheshire, England
        Civil Parish: Northwich
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        County/Island: Cheshire
        Country: England
        Street address: 23 Lime Kiln Lane
        Marital Status: Married
        Occupation: General Paksones Labourer
        Registration district: Northwich
        Registration District Number: 447
        Sub-registration district: Northwich
        ED, institution, or vessel: 10
        Piece: 21676
        Household Members:
        Name Age
        William Blower 36
        Margaret Ann Blower 30
        Annie Blower 7
        William Blower 10
        Harry Blower 9
        Gladys Blower 2

        There is a William R Blower who pops up in the 1930 Census who Lived in Ohio but allegedly was born in Wyoming and was allegedly a veteran of a WW

        William R Blower

         in the 1930 United States Federal Census

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          Name: William R Blower
          Birth Year: abt 1880
          Gender: Male
          Race: White
          Birthplace: Wyoming
          Marital Status: Single
          Relation to Head of House: Head
          Home in 1930: Akron, Summit, Ohio
          Map of Home: View Map
          Street address: So. MAIN St.
          Ward of City: 5
          Block: 170 TRACT E-3
          Institution: x
          House Number in Cities or Towns: 1051
          Dwelling Number: 9
          Family Number: 10
          Home Owned or Rented: Rented
          Home Value: 90.
          Radio Set: Yes
          Lives on Farm: No
          Attended School: No
          Able to Read and Write: Yes
          Father's Birthplace: Wales
          Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
          Able to Speak English: Yes
          Occupation: Properitor
          Industry: Hotel
          Class of Worker: Working on own account
          Employment: Yes
          Veteran: Yes
          War: WW
          Household Members:
          Name Age
          William R Blower 50
          Owen Gallagher 32
          Clifford J Lackey 36
          Henry W B Sheppard 53
          Martin Erwin 35
          Michael J Frowley 36
          Martin Frowley 29
          Alvelda Buck 67

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          William Bloy b. June 1845 Welborne, Norfolf, England, Death - 22 April 1922  Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand,

          Residence- 1911, 1914, 1919, Dunedin South Otago, New Zealand

          Father: John Bloy -1812-1854;  Mother: Martha Nellie Gunton b. 1811-1854   Children: Sarah A Bloy 1839-   ?  512R- QBV

          Mary A Bloy-B- 1841 Norfolk, England ;  John Bloy B. 1845 -Norfolk, England;  Emma Bloy B 1846 - 1924;  William Bloy b. 1846 Norfolk, England.

          Parents of Martha Bloy; Father Francis Gunton b. 1780-    Mother Sarah Smith b. 1780  Children; Martha Nellie Gunton b. 1812-1854

          William Bloy B. 1845- 1922-New Zealand; Spouse; Eva Rosa Drapper b. 1854- 1876 Children ; Rosa Annie Bloy b,. 1876 - 1961

          Frederick James Williams b. 1877 - 1968; Spouse ;  Rosa Annie Bloy 1876- 1961

          Father of John Bloy 1812-1854;  William Bloy b. 1778-1855;  Mother Mary Beall Bloy b, 1790 - 1869  England

           

          I am not sure if this is who you need but it does sound like it. I found this in FamilySearch,org but in the genealogies section. He never lived in United States, but spent most of his life in England and New Zealand.,  If you need more help just let me know, Nancy
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          William Bloy - b. Unk, D. Unk -Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrence Clutha Dist. Otago, New Zealand - Find a grave memorial #116870272

          Eva Rosa Drapper Bloy - b. 1854 -  d.July 11,1876 Lawrence  Cemetery, Lawrence, Clutha Dist. Otago, New Zealand- Find a Grave Memorial # 116870271

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