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Blanche Lowe Testerman
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1897
Rye
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1998
Coronado
San Diego County
California, USA

Blanche Lowe (1897-1998) Wahl Testerman, was a centenarian. (b. September 13, 1897, Rye, Westchester County, New York, USA - d. February 04, 1998, Coronado, San Diego County, California, 92118, USA) Social Security Number 132180224.

Parents:
Blanche was the daughter of Ira Lowe (1870-bef1910) and Anna Lindauer (1873-1956).

Birth:
September 13, 1897 in Rye, Westchester County, New York.

Sibling:
Blanche had a brother Joseph Lowe (1903-1979) aka Joe Lowe, who was married to Mary Buchman (1903-1972).

Rye, New York:
In 1910 Blanche was living in the home of her grandfather, Charles Frederick Lindauer (1836-1921) at 209 Locust Avenue in Rye, Westchester County, New York, with her mother and her brother. In 1920 she was living in the home of her uncle, Harry Lindauer I (1876-1923) and Harry's wife, Hannah Shea (1884-after1923) at 38 Elm Place, Rye, Westchester County, New York. Living in the house were: Harry Lindauer II (1910-?) who was the son of Harry Lindauer I; Hannah Shea; LeBaron Hart Lindauer (1879-1945) who was Harry's brother; Catherine Harney (1878-1966) who was the wife of LeBaron; Anna Lindauer (1873-1956) who was Blanche's mother; and Joseph Lowe (1903-1979) aka Joe Lowe, who was Blanche's brother.

First marriage:
Around 1923 Blanche married John Wahl II (1895-1942), a tree surgeon who was born in Ludlow, Kenton County, Kentucky.

Children:
Blanche and John had 3 children: John Wahl III (1925- ) who was a US Army Captain at Fort Benning in Georgia in 1956; Marjorie Ann Wahl (1926- ) who married William F. Spaulding and was living in San Antonio in Texas in 1956 and was living in the San Diego area in 2004; and William Joseph Wahl (1928-1986?) who was living in Rye in 1956 but may be the "William Wahl" who died in Virginia, who was listed in the Social Security Death Index.

Rye, New York:
In 1930 Blanche and John were living at 130 Plain Pond Avenue in Rye, Westchester County, New York with their three children.

Second marriage:
Blanche's husband, John, died in 1942 and she married Ira Edgar Testerman (1899-1970) and moved to San Diego, where she died in 1998 at 100 years of age.

Burial:
She is buried in grave 581, lot 3 in Memory Lake in Greenwood Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California and her obituary appeared in the San Diego Union/Tribune.

Relationship:
Blanche Lowe (1897-1998) was the second cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on August 15, 2003. Updated on June 12, 2014 with the name of Ira Edgar Testerman (1899-1970) from Teena Heiser Gallops.


 
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 Parents:
  Ira Lowe (1868 - 1906)
  Anna Lillian Lindauer Lowe (1872 - 1956)
 
 Spouses:
  John Wahl (1895 - 1942)
  Ira Edgar Testerman (1899 - 1970)
 
 Sibling:
  Blanche Lowe Testerman (1897 - 1998)
  Joseph Lowe (1903 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Grave 581, Lot 3, Memory Lake
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Aug 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7765475
Blanche <i>Lowe</i> Testerman
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Blanche <i>Lowe</i> Testerman
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 Added: Sep. 13, 2003
 
 
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