Blanche Lorinda Almedia (Ayer) Hall




   Blanche Lorinda Almedia (Ayer) Hall, b Jan 29, 1884 in Lowell at home in the "May House" (about 1400 Varnum Avenue) She and 3-4 of her siblings (William {Feb, 1882} Lorenzo, Harriot) were born in the same house but in 4 different cities (Lowell, Tyngsboro, Dracut & Chelmsford).  The house stayed but the city lines were moved!  The family moved to 7 Varnum Ave in 1891.  Blanche married Irving and moved to 81 Varnum Ave.  She had two sons, Richard Ayer and Elliott Webster.  (Elliott married Flora Glow; they had one daughter, Judith Lucille who was born on January 31st, 1943.)  After his death in 1923, she worked as a personnel supervisor for New England Tel & Tel until retirement in 1936.  She lived with son, Elliott Webster Hall until her death.  Blanche was very active in the Pawtucket Congregational Church.  She died on Dec 6, 1951 at age 67 following "ill heath".