Blanche "Betty" Bisher

Female 1903 - 1982  (78 years)


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  • Name Blanche "Betty" Bisher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 28 Jun 1903  Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Lacer, Leather Novelty Mfg. Co. (1930)  [6
    Died 14 Feb 1982  Springfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1616  Bishir Family | Jonathan & Elizabeth Bishir
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2009 

    Father Walter P. Bishir,   b. 28 Jan 1869, Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1919, Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Cordelia Pitzer,   b. 29 Jan 1869, Lynchburg, Dodson Twp, Highland Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1943, Springfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1887  Lynchburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jack F. Leffell,   b. Abt 1899, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Bef 1930  [6
    Notes 
    • Blanche is divorced by 1930.
    Children 
     1. Betty L. Leffell,   b. 5 Jan 1927, Springfield, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 2001, Dayton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bill? Swartz,   b. 1903 
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Devlin,   b. 1900 
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F869  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jun 1903 - Lynchburg, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    BISHER - Group picture taken on Margaret (Bisher)'s farm in West Milton (near Troy) Ohio
    BISHER - Group picture taken on Margaret (Bisher)'s farm in West Milton (near Troy) Ohio
    Standing l to r: Mary Bisher (wife of Lundy), Lily (Bisher) Mitchner, Margaret Bisher, ?, ?, ? (Lundy's girls?), kneeling l to r: Blanche "Betty" (Bisher) Schwartz, child? (Blance's granddaughter?), Dorothy Bisher, Florence (Bisher) Anderson, ?

  • Notes 
    • Blanche had one boy and one girl. After her divorce she lived with her brother, William, in Clark Co., Ohio in 1930. She lived in Springfield, Ohio in 1977. She had had cancer and was operated on twice prior to 1977. Blanche had a grandson named Robert Leffel. Her daughter, Jackie, may have lived in Texas in 1978.

      Research: Her daughter, Betty’s, death certificate shows “Wylie” as her mother’s maiden name. Why? [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S65] Interview with Harold Earl Bisher and Marie Mendenhall Bisher -2, (EF#8, SN#8, 1 Jan 1977).

    2. [S461] Letter from Dorathy May Bisher to her son, Harold -2, (EF#128, SN#212, 28 Jul 1977).

    3. [S407] Letter from Blanche Devlin, sister of Lee Bisher, with letter enclosed from Mary Bishir of Ridgefield, Washington, (EF#143, SN#294, 26 Jan 1978).

    4. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    5. [S399] Letter from Blanche Devlin, sister of Lee Bisher -2, (EF#143, SN#304, 8 Feb 1978).

    6. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).

    7. [S322] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002, Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    8. [S814] Marriage record for Walter Bishir and Cordelia Pitzer, (EF#181, SN#302, 8 Feb 1978).

    9. [S679] Highland County Marriages, 1880-1900 by Genevieve Breakfield.