Edith May Paxton

16 May 1881–August 1967 (Age 86)
Kinlough, Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith May

When Edith May Paxton was born on 16 May 1881, in Kinlough, Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, her father, Robert Paxton, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Dreany, was 25. She married Lon Barber about 1900, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in La Verne, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Grants Pass Election Precinct 2, Josephine, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died in August 1967, in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Lon Barber
Edith May Paxton
Marriage: about 1900
Jessie Margaret Barber
Wellington Oxley Barber
Russell Lon Barber
Harold Percy Barber
Donald Paxton Barber
William Lockwood Barber

Spouse and Children

about 1900


    Jessie Margaret Barber


    Wellington Oxley Barber



    Harold Percy Barber



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · ""

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1884: Jackson, Oregon, United States

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from places in the former county of Berwickshire and in Cambridgeshire, so named from the Old English personal name Pæcc + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith Barber in household of Lon Barber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith May Barber in household of Yon Barber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith May Barber in household of Leon Barber, "Canada Census, 1916"

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