1858–1927

Introduction

Born: February 22, 1858, Co­bourg, On­tar­io, Ca­na­da.

Died: May 7, 1927, Cleve­land, Ohio.

Buried: Lake View Ce­me­te­ry, Cleve­land, Ohio.

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Biography

Ada was the daugh­ter of Will­iam Blenk­horn and Sar­ah Helm.

Her fa­mi­ly em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca in 1884, set­tling in Cleve­land, Ohio. She did not mar­ry.

Beginning in 1904, Ada was a sec­re­ta­ry in her bro­ther Hen­ry’s East End Real­ty Com­pa­ny. She be­came com­pa­ny pre­si­dent fol­low­ing Hen­ry’s death in 1923.

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