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Hugh Ross Blanding
Birth: Feb. 12, 1851
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1921
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Born in Wisconsin, son of Joseph W. Blanding (1819-1901) and Maria Coulter (1829-1889).

Married Ida Kimble Bacon (1855-1928) on October 24, 1881 in Minnesota. She was widow of Edwin Harlan Bacon (1847-1877) and mother of Jessie.


Jessie Bacon Blanding (1876-1899)
Hugh W. Blanding (1882-1902)
James Kimble Blanding (1884-1926)
Donald Benson Blanding (1894-1957)

Land comissioner and judge. Participated in 1889 land rush in Oklahoma Territory; lived in Kingfisher and Enid. One of the founding settlers of Lawton in 1901.

Some records give year of birth as 1852 or 1853.

Died in Honolulu, Hawaii, in June 1921

Family links: 
  Ida Kimble Blanding (1855 - 1928)
  Donald Benson Blanding (1894 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: In the waters off Waikiki by his son Don on September 18, 1937
Created by: Cadia Los
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
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Hugh Ross Blanding
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In remembrance of Judge Blanding, whose public service in both Dakota and Oklahoma territories contributed to future statehood.
- Cadia Los
 Added: Mar. 19, 2011
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