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 Margaret Lane <I>Mordecai</I> Blomquist

Margaret Lane Mordecai Blomquist

Birth
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Death 2 Oct 1982 (aged 86)
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 36561659 · View Source
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Margaret Lane Mordecai was the youngest of 8 known children born to Samuel Fox Mordecai II & Elizabeth "Betty" Grimes. Her father was a prominent attorney and Dean of the law school at Trinity College in Durham, NC. She is the paternal granddaughter of Samuel Fox Mordecai Sr. & Ellen Mordecai (first cousins who married); and gr-granddaughter of Dr. Solomon Mordecai & Caroline Waller, prominent citizens of Mobile, AL. On her maternal side, she is granddaughter of Maj. Gen. Bryan Grimes & Elizabeth Hillard Davis of "Grimesland", Pitt Co, NC.

Margaret married the noted Sweedish-born biolgist/botanist Hugo Leander Blomquist ca. 1914, and was mother to Elizabeth B. Blomquist. She was widowed in 1964, and survived another 18 years until her death in 1982 at age 86.



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  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 30 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36561659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Lane Mordecai Blomquist (6 Jan 1896–2 Oct 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36561659, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .