Ervin Elisha Amidon

Male27 November 1897–30 January 1958

Brief Life History of Ervin Elisha

When Ervin Elisha Amidon was born on 27 November 1897, in Inland Township, Benzie, Michigan, United States, his father, Elisha A Amidon, was 43 and his mother, Ada Rose Burrows, was 34. He married Jennie May Mott on 22 November 1921, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Washington Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1958, in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Clay Cemetery, Genoa, Clay Township, Ottawa, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ervin Elisha Amidon
1897–1958
Jennie May Mott
1901–1956
Marriage: 22 November 1921
Thelma Joy Amidon
1924–1979
Virginia Lee Amidon
1926–1987
Vern Elwood Amidon
1928–1993

Sources (15)

  • Ervan Amidon in household of Ada Amidon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evein Elisha Amidon, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Ervan E. Amidon, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1921Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (13)

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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.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 6

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 19

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Amadon .

    History: This surname is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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