|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1835|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1911|
Reno Evening Gazette January 7, 1911
Mrs. Blaisdell Dead
Mrs. Julia A. Blaisdell one of the oldest residents of the Truckee Meadows, died
today at her home near Sparks. She had been resident there for over forty years.
Four children survive. They are Theodore Blaisdell of northern California,
Eugene Blaisdell of Sparks, Mrs. Wm Bryant of Sparks and Mrs. B.D. Dunning of
Petaluma, Cal. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made.
January 9, 1911
Funeral of Pioneer Woman Held Today
The funeral of Mrs. Julia Blaisdell, the first white woman to settle in the
Truckee valley, was today held in the lodge room of Rebekah Lodge, No. 7, of
this city in the Odd Fellows' Temple.
Rev. T. L. Bellam of Sparks officiated, and the funeral was very largely
attended. Interment was in Mountain View cemetery.
Mrs. Blaisdell came to this valley 59 years ago and moved onto the Blaisdell
ranch in Glendale near Sparks. She spent the past 59 years of her life on the
ranch and died in that home on Saturday.
Jerry Gray Blasdell (1828 - 1916)*
Matilda Ellen Blasdell Dunning (1853 - 1932)*
Theodore Harvey Blasdell (1855 - 1925)*
Henry Eugene Blasdell (1864 - 1939)*
Julia Melissa Blasdell Bryant (1866 - 1949)*
John K. Blasdell (1869 - 1871)*
Note: Obituary shown above incorrectly spelled her last name as Blaisdell.
Mountain View Cemetery
Maintained by: Penelope Macklin Morris
Originally Created by: Maggie Pygman Neidigh
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64953970
Thank you Julia! Wish i could have known you.|
Penelope Macklin Morris
Added: Aug. 8, 2011
Julia was born on 10 June 1835 in Wayne Co, NY to Henry and Sophornia Kipp. Flowers for my great-great grandmother. Thank you for coming west by wagon train and giving your descendents our western heritage.|
Added: Jul. 30, 2011