Edith Elizabeth Wiley

11 November 1901–5 November 1989 (Age 87)
Scotland, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Edith Elizabeth

When Edith Elizabeth Wiley was born on 11 November 1901, in Scotland, Missouri, United States, her father, John Henry Wiley, was 34 and her mother, Mary Bear, was 34. She married Elmer William Howard on 16 October 1921, in South Gorin, Scotland, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Thomson Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Jefferson Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 November 1989, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Scotland, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer William Howard
Edith Elizabeth Wiley
Marriage: 16 October 1921
Vernon E Howard
Alvin Howard
Wilmer Howard
Melvin Leroy Howard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1921South Gorin, Scotland, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 3
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English: from various places called with Old English wīg, wēoh ‘idol’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, such as Whyly in East Hoathly (Sussex), Whiligh in Ticehurst (Sussex), Weeley (Essex), Weoley (Worcestershire), and Willey (Surrey), or from any of the other places called Willey, such as those in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Warwickshire, named with Old English wilig ‘willow’ + lēah, or from Wylye (Wiltshire), which takes its name from the river Wylye (of uncertain etymology).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Edith W Howard in household of Elmer W Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Edith E Howard in household of Elmer Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Edith E. Howard, "Find A Grave Index"

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