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William Howard Blanch
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1861
County Durham, England
Death: Jul. 10, 1902
Johnstown
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA

Born in Wisterton, County Durham, the son of William Blanch. Married in Northumberland, England to Emma Lees. Father of William H. Blanch II. Immigrated to America in 1893. He was killed in a mine explosion near Johnstown. William initially escaped from the mine, but being one of the foremen, he organized a rescue party to go back in, and never made it out. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma Blanche Lees Weaver (1869 - 1949)
 
Inscription:

"Our Loss is His Gain"
 
Burial:
Grandview Cemetery
Johnstown
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Highland-5, lot 240
 
Created by: Zella
Record added: Aug 19, 2005
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William Howard Blanch
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