Edna M. Oaks

September 1897–1981 (Age 83)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edna M.

When Edna M. Oaks was born in September 1897, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Alonzo Oaks, was 48 and her mother, Jane King Quick, was 39. She lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1920. She died in 1981, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alonzo Oaks
1849–1915
Jane King Quick
1858–1923
Harvey Ray Oaks
1877–1877
Bertha Alice Oaks
1878–1965
Amos Jerome Oaks
1880–1947
Oscar Oaks
1885–1907
Russell Earl Oaks
1890–1961
Howard King Oaks
1894–1932
Edna M. Oaks
1897–1981

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Oakes .2 Americanized form of Jewish Ochs .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna Oakes in household of Alonso Oakes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna Oakes in household of Alanzo Oakes, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Edna M Oakes in household of Amos J Oakes, "United States Census, 1920"

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