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 Blanche <I>Lowe</I> Testerman

Blanche Lowe Testerman

Birth
Rye, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 4 Feb 1998 (aged 100)
Coronado, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Grave 581, Lot 3, Memory Lake
Memorial ID 7765475 · View Source
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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. Updated on July 3, 2015 with the tombstone image.

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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 15 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7765475
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Blanche Lowe Testerman (13 Sep 1897–4 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7765475, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .