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Christien Chreston Blanch
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1852, Denmark
Death: Jul. 1, 1926
West Weber
Weber County
Utah, USA

Ogden Standard - Examiner July 1, 1926 page 14
WEST WEBER PIONEER DIES
Christian C. Blanch When Boy Drove Cattle Across Plains

Christian C. Blanch, Utah pioneer, died this morning at 3:30 o'clock at the family home in West Weber, following a few days illness. He was born in Harring, Denmark, December 16, 1850, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wheatley Blanch. He became a convert to the L.D.S. faith in his own county and came to America in 1864, crossing the plains that year with an ox -cart company. Although but a boy at the time he drove the loose cattle all the way across the plains and on arriving in Utah he was paid one dollar and a half for his labor. Since coming to Utah he had made his home in West Weber. he had helped in the up building of that community and worked on the construction of the Weber canal and the Union Pacific railway.

Mrs. Blanch was married in 1890 and is survived by his widow and 11 children. Mrs. Heber C. White, Plain City; Mrs. Peter Winter, Huntsville; Wheatley Blanch, Plain City; Mrs. Leo Johansen, Plain City; George and Willard Blanch of Salt Lake; Leonard, Ralph, Margaret, Elmer and Roy Blanch of West Weber; sixteen grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 o'clock in the West Weber chapel with Bishop George Heslop presiding. The body may be viewed at the residence Saturday afternoon and evening and also on Sunday until time of service. Interment will be made in the West Weber Cemetery. Flowers may be left at Lindquist's untill 11 o'clock on Sunday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wheatley Blanch (1830 - 1887)
  Inger Marie Mikkelsen Blanch (1830 - 1902)
 
 Spouses:
  Annie Elizabeth Blanch Blanch (1872 - 1950)*
  Arminda Carter Blanch (1868 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Arminda Blanch Hope (1891 - 1981)*
  Sarah May Blanch White (1891 - 1985)*
  Mabel Blanch Winter (1895 - 1986)*
  Wheatley Lorenzo Blanch (1897 - 1929)*
  Anna Elizabeth Blanch Johansen (1898 - 1997)*
  George Blanch (1900 - 1972)*
  Willard Raymond Blanch (1902 - 1986)*
  Leonard Edwin Blanch (1904 - 1978)*
  Ralph Anthony Blanch (1906 - 1968)*
  Margaret Leona Blanch (1909 - 1938)*
  Charles Elmer Blanch (1911 - 1947)*
  Albert Roy Blanch (1916 - 1976)*
  Earl Kenneth Blanch (1918 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christien Chreston Blanch (1852 - 1926)
  Georgena L. Jardine (1864 - 1945)**
  Joseph Blanch (1870 - 1929)**
  Annie Elizabeth Blanch Blanch (1872 - 1950)*
  Mary Young Blanch (1873 - 1887)**
  Margaret A Blanch Mayberry (1876 - 1952)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: I have found the middle named also spelled Christian. He was adopted by Wheatley Blanch. His wife, Annie, was adopted by Wheatley and Inger as a youth.
 
Burial:
West Weber Cemetery
West Weber
Weber County
Utah, USA
Plot: F-14
 
Created by: JJH
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64352627
Christien Chreston Blanch
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Christien Chreston Blanch
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Christien Chreston Blanch
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