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Blanche Eveland (Knight) Nelson (1909 - 1998)

Blanche Eveland Nelson formerly Knight
Born in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at age 88 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Oct 2009
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Blanche (Knight) Nelson is a part of US Black heritage.

Blanche Evelyn Knight was born 5 Aug 1909 in Lexington, Kentucky.[1][2]

Daughter of Robert Knight and Josephine (Salaurda) Knight.[1][2]

In 1920 She lived in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States with her parents and siblings. She was 11 years old.[1]

Wife of Kenneth Nelson — married [date unknown] [location unknown]

Blanche, daughter of Knight & Saluards, died on 25 January 1998 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, United States.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Census, 1920," database with images, (FamilySearch Record: MHLW-YCD : accessed 10 September 2022) FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9R62-FJM Image number 00735, Blanche Knight (11), single daughter, in household of Robert Knight (37) in Fayette, Kentucky, United States; citing Affiliate Publication Number: T625; Affiliate Film Number: 568; Line: 62; FHL microfilm: 1820568; Record number: 35537;.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," database, (Ancestry Record 60901 #34262422 : accessed 10 September 2022), Name: Blanche Eveland Nelson [Blanche Nelson] [Blanche Eveland Knight], Gender: Female, Birth Date: 5 Aug 1909, Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky [Lexington|], Death Date: 25 Jan 1998, Claim Date: 12 Jun 1971, Father: Robert Knight, Mother: Josephine Salaurda, Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen., Type of Claim: Birth record established before age of 5., Notes: 24 Jun 1983: Name listed as BLANCHE EVELAND NELSON; 10 Jun 1971: Name listed as BLANCHE NELSON; citing Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
  3. "Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018," database, (Ancestry Record 5763 #2336195 : accessed 10 September 2022), Blanche Nelson death 25 Jan 1998 (born 5 Aug 1909), daughter of Knight & Saluards, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, USA; citing Ohio Department of Health, Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, (FamilySearch Record: X47Y-T7Q : accessed 10 September 2022) FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9RCN-ZF5 Image number 00060, Blanch Nelson (21), married daughter-in-law, in household of Ditimus Nelson (43) in Cincinnati (Districts 1-250), Hamilton, Ohio, United States. Born in Kentucky; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 190, sheet 10A, line 19, family 154, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1813; FHL microfilm 2,341,547.
  • "Obituary for Blanche Nelson (Aged 88)", Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, Kentucky, (Fri) 30 January 1998, Page 16, Newspapers Clip: 109313929

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