Edna M. Oaks

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

The Life Summary 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
Jane King Quick
Harvey Ray Oaks
Bertha Alice Oaks
Amos Jerome Oakes
Oscar Oaks
Russell Earl Oaks
Howard King Oaks
Edna M. Oaks

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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.

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Sources (8)

  • 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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