|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1851|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 1921|
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
Ida Kimble Blanding (1855 - 1928)
Donald Benson Blanding (1894 - 1957)*
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
Find A Grave Memorial# 67133600
In remembrance of Judge Blanding, whose public service in both Dakota and Oklahoma territories contributed to future statehood.|
Added: Mar. 19, 2011