Edith Elizabeth Wiley

Female11 November 1901–5 November 1989

Brief Life History 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 15 October 1921, in 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 20 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: 15 October 1921
Vernon E Howard
Alvin Howard
Wilmer Howard
Melvin Leroy Howard

Sources (7)

  • Edith E Howard, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Edith Wiley, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Edith E. Howard, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1921Scotland, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 2

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.


    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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