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
1879–1945
Edith May Paxton
1881–1967
Marriage: about 1900
Jessie Margaret Barber
1905–1967
Wellington Oxley Barber
1907–1951
Russell Lon Barber
1908–1976
Harold Percy Barber
1910–1964
Donald Paxton Barber
1913–1994
William Lockwood Barber
1917–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
Canada
children

(6)

    Jessie Margaret Barber

    Female1905–1967Female

    Wellington Oxley Barber

    Male1907–1951Male

    Male1908–1976Male

    Harold Percy Barber

    Male1910–1964Male

    Male1913–1994Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+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
1904

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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