Edna Irene Ranstead

Female22 January 1891–2 December 1961

Brief Life History of Edna Irene

When Edna Irene Ranstead was born on 22 January 1891, in Earlville, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, her father, Herbert Evelyn Ranstead, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Miller, was 40. She married Elmer Lloyd Edwards on 26 June 1916, in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 2 December 1961, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Lloyd Edwards
Edna Irene Ranstead
Marriage: 26 June 1916
Everett Donald Edwards
Orlo Frank Edwards
Dorothy Marie Edwards
Harold Lloyd Edwards
Mildred Adele Edwards
Royce Elmer Edwards

Sources (25)

  • Edna Ranstead in household of Herman Ranstead, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna E Renstead, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Edna Irene Edwards, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1916Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 1

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 19

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Anstett .

    English: habitational name from Hanstead's House in Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, with loss of initial H-.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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