Blomgren, Mildred Hildegard Ione

Blomgren, Mildred, 6 May 1926

Mildred Blomgren, 6 May 1926.

Blackwelder, Mildred Blomgren 1925-26, cropped 1000

Mildred Blomgren Blackwelder











Mont Amoena teacher of French, History and Pedagogy

Education: A. B., Elizabeth College

Birth: 17 Aug 1899, North Carolina, USA
Death: 12 Mar 1985, North Carolina, USA

Carl August Blomgren (1865-1926)
Sigrid Amalia Soderberg Blomgren 1870-1914)

Sibling: Sigfrid Luther Blomgren (1892-1974)

Spouse: Leroy Emerson Blackwelder (1896-1983)
Marrage: 16 Aug 1927

Children: Phyllis Blackwelder Carpenter (1930-1999)

Burial: Mount Hermon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
Source:, #117960007


Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA), 23 Aug 1927, p. 13.


Davenport friends will be interested in the announcement of the marriage of Miss Mildred Hildegard Ione Blomgren, daughter of the late Dr. C. A. Blomgren, professor at Augusta college, Rock Island, to the Rev. Leroy Blackwelder of Faith, N. C. The ceremony took place Wednesday Aug. 17 at 9 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Lutheran church in Mount Pleasant, N. C.

The Rev. and Mrs. Blackwelder have gone to Ashland, N. C. for their wedding trip and will make their home in Faith where the bridegroom is pastor of the English Lutheran synod of the south.

The bride attended Augustana academy and took three years of her college work at the college graduating from Elizabeth college, Salem, Va., in 1921. For several years she taught aat Mont Amonea [sic] for Girls at Mount Pleasant and last year was a teacher at the Lankenau Girls’ school in Philadelphia.

Mrs. Blackwelder is a niece of Mrs. G. L. Lindstedt, 320 Fifteenth avenue, East Moline.