Edna Mae Wyatt

Brief Life History of Edna Mae

Edna Mae Wyatt was born on 12 April 1881, in Clio, Wayne, Iowa, United States as the daughter of Reverend Rev Cal Hedelson and Bessie Iantha Waitman. She married Harvey Osborn Harmon on 24 December 1899, in Freeport, Banner, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died on 26 February 1955, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Osborn Harmon
Edna Mae Wyatt
Marriage: 24 December 1899
Gilbert Lionel Harmon
Clora Ellen Harmon
Leah May Harmon
Cecil Lawrence Harmon
Harvey Maxwell Harmon
Donald Wyatt Harmon
Paul Eugene Harmon

Sources (33)

  • Edna M Harmon, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Edna May Harmon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Edna Wyatt, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Parents and Siblings

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1888: Banner, Nebraska, United States

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal names Wiot or Wiet. These are often pet forms of Wy, from ancient Germanic Wido (see Guy , compare Wyand 1). Wy is the usual Norman French form of the name; the Parisian French form is Guy. Wiot was also used as a diminutive of William . As a surname Wyot(t) became Wyatt during the 16th century.

in Suffolk, this is sometimes a variant of Wyard, from the Middle English personal name Wiard, which is generally from Old English Wīgheard, which is composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’ + heard ‘bold, brave’. Occasionally it may be from Old French Wiard, ancient Germanic Withard (see Viard ).

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

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Donald Wyatt Harmon died 3 month's old

was born between Max and Paul. Donald was born a "blue baby." He lived 3 months. Edna Mae Wyatt Harmon told her daughter-in-law, Jean Shepherd Vanderbilt Harmon that she had prayed and prayed that he …

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