Born in Franklin County, New York, Lelah was the second of three children and the only daughter of Harvey P. and Effie (Richards) Blanchard.
Her father died when she was a child and her mother did not remarry. She lived with and supported her widowed mother for many years.
She attended Potsdam Normal School to become a teacher. She taught at several locales and her last position was her appointment as principal at Cape May Court House grade school in New Jersey.
She was hospitalized at Shore Memorial Hospital several days before her untimely death.
Harvey P. Blanchard (1868 - 1902)
Effie O Richards Blanchard (1863 - 1952)
Fairview Memorial Cemetery
Cape May Court House
Cape May County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Northern Neighbors
Record added: Jan 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32627630
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