Peter Jacob Blanshan was born September 30, 1891 in Seymour, Outgamie
County, Wisconsin to Charles Rogers Blanshan and his wife Flora Eliza Tubbs
Blanshan. He married Hattie Fern Russell, daughter of George Edward Russell
and Mary Ann Coy, born October 6, 1887 in Calumet, Wisconsin. Peter died
December 17, 1935 at age 44 and Hattie died April 20, 1983 in Green Bay,
Wisconsin.

        Obituary of Peter Jacob Blanshan

                       Former County Motorcop Dies

Peter Blanshan, 44, Seymour, Was Highway Department Employee

    Peter Blanshan, 44, Seymour, died Tuesday noon at a Green Bay hospital
following an operation. He had been confined to the hospital for four weeks. He
was born Sept. 30, 1891, in Grand Junction, Iowa, and moved to Seymour with his
parents when still a small child. He was a member of the Seymour Lodge No.
306, Masons.
    Mr. Blanshan served as an Outagamie county motorcycle officer for a year
beginning in April, 1928, and was a truck driver and foreman for the county
highway department for about four years beginning in 1930.
    Survivors are the widow: three sons, Russel, Ralph and Harold, Seymour; three
daughters, Dorothy, and Jean, Seymour, and Grace, Green Bay, and his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blanshan, Seymour.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock at the home and at 1:30 at the
Methodist church with the Rev. Lorenz Knutzen in charge. Burial will be in the
Seymour city cemetery.
                                                               -Appleton Post Crescent, 18 Dec 1935
PETER
JACOB
BLANSHAN
LEONIN BLANCHAMP, father of
MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
MATHIEU BLANSHAN, father of
MATTHEUS BLANSHAN, father of
JACOB BLANSHAN, father of
MATTHEUS JACOB BLANSHAN, father of
JACOB SMEDES BLANSHAN, father of
CHARLES ROGERS BLANSHAN, father of
Peter and Fern's headstones in Seymour Cemetery
(Photo courtesy of Dawn Schuster)