- According to his obituary, Dr. Herbert W. Blashfield was survived in death by grandchildren, Marsha Sorenson and Ruth Scott; five great grandchildren, nieces, Jean Black, Elizabeth Graff and Carol Rawlins; and, step-children, Joyce Bronner and J ames Frederickson. A memorial service: "Celebrating the Life and Memory of Dr. Herbert W. Blashfield", was held October 28, 1993 at Mayflower Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Was reportedly married (4) four times, according to Gertrude Cox, descendant of Sarah Caroline Harmison Small.
1920 Federal Census, Macon, Decatur, IL, E.D. 131, enumerated 5 January, 1920, North Edwards Street
Blashfield, Herbert W., age 31, born in WI, father in WI, mother in WI, occ. Religous Educator
Blashfield, Clara B., wife, age 30, born in WI, father in WI, mother in WI, no occ.
Blashfield, Margaret A., age 1 1/12, born in IL, father in WI, mother in WI
1930 Federal Census, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, enumerated 3 April 1930, Sheet 2A
Blashfield, Herbert W., head, age 48, rents, 1st married age 28, born in WI, father in WI, mother in WI, occ. Church Foundation
Blashfield, Clara B., wife, age 40, age at 1st marriage, 28, born in WI, father in WI, mother in WI
Blashfield, Margaret A., dau., age 11, born in IL, father in WI, mother in WI