|Birth: ||May 26, 1847|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 16, 1922|
Los Angeles County
Louis was the son of Jacob Blankenhorn, b. Apr. 10, 1807 in Frankenthal-Rhei, Bavaria and d. Sep. 20, 1890 in Poughkeepsie NY & Barbara Joest (Yost), b. Oct. 17, 1817 in Wattenheim-Rhein, Bavaria and d. Sep. 26, 1894 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Jacob and Barbara emigrated from Ulm in Bavaria to the United States in the late 1840's.
Jacob & Barbara had nine children.
Louis married Lillian Apr. 26, 1882 in Milwakee, Wisconsin.
Louis Blankenhorn & Lillian Stevens' children were:
1) George Stevens, b. Feb. 16, 1883 in WI. and d. Dec. 11, 1956 in Los Angeles, L. A. Co., Ca.
2) Louis 'Mac' McLaughlin, b. Nov. 3, 1884 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI and d. Apr. 6, 1943 in Pasadena, L. A. Co., Ca. 'Mac' married first, Kathryn Simmons and second, Ruth Anderson.
3) David Fergusen, b. Dec. 31, 1886 in Pasadena, L.A. Co., Ca. and d. Nov. 15, 1969 in L.A. Co., Ca.
4) Barbara, b. Mar. 16, 1894 in Ca. and d. Jun. 10, 1955 in L.A., L.A. Co., Ca. Barbara marr. Arthur C. Walser.
In the 1900 U.S. census, 52 yr. old Louis Blankenhorn, a stocks & bonds broker, b. in NY, was living at 346 Markham Place in Pasadena, L.A. Co., Ca. with his
41 yr. old wife, Lillian, b. in Wisc.
17 yr. old son, George S.
15 yr. old son, Louis M.
13 yr. old son, David F. and
6 mth. old daughter, Barbara
Louis & Lillian had been marr. 18 yrs. Lillian had had four children, all alive by the time of this census. Both of Louis' parents were b. in Germany. Lillian's father was b. in Canada and her mother in NY.
In the 1920 U.S. census, 71 yr. old Louis Blankenhorn, a real estate broker, b. in NY, was living at 346 Markham Place in Pasadena, L.A. Co., Ca. (see photo) with his
61 yr. old wife, Lillian, b. abt. 1859 in Wisc.
35 yr. old son, Louis McL., b. in Ca.
25 yr. old daughter, Barbara, b. in Ca.
Louis Blankenhorn, a railroad executive, came to Pasadena to live when he retired. His son, David Fergusen Blankenhorn was born there. He became a widely known real estate man. One of his best known deals was the sale of Catalina Island to William Wrigley for $1 million.
Lillian Stevens Blankenhorn (1858 - 1936)
George Stevens Blankenhorn (1883 - 1956)*
David Fergusen Blankenhorn (1886 - 1969)*
Barbara Blankenhorn Walser (1894 - 1955)*
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Los Angeles County
Created by: Chloe
Record added: Jun 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71938562
Added: Jun. 25, 2011