Edna Mae Wyatt

12 April 1881–26 February 1955 (Age 73)
Wayne, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edna Mae

Edna Mae Wyatt was born on 12 April 1881, in 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 Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 1955, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

24 December 1899
Freeport, Banner, Nebraska, United States


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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.
1883 · Anaconda Established

Age 2

In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

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

English: from the medieval personal name Wiot, Wyot, Gyot, which derives from the Old English personal name Wīgheard, composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Under Norman influence it was also adopted as a diminutive of both Guy 1 and William .

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

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Story Highlight

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 …

Sources (3)

  • Edna Harmon in household of William T Harmon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna M Wyatt in household of William E Wyatt, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Idna Harmon in household of H O Harmon, "United States Census, 1910"

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