Edith Hosmer

7 June 1877–1 January 1943 (Age 65)
Spring Arbor, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Edith

When Edith Hosmer was born on 7 June 1877, in Spring Arbor, Jackson, Michigan, United States, her father, Albert Henry Hosmer, was 24 and her mother, Florence Mead, was 24. She married Edmund Wright Wheelan on 23 May 1905, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1943, in Bonner, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sandpoint, Bonner, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Wright Wheelan
Edith Hosmer
Marriage: 23 May 1905
Mary Florence Wheelan
Jane F Wheelan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1905Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 2
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries 1893: Kootenai, Idaho, United States 1907: Bonner, Idaho, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 19
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Osmer , with excrescent initial H-.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Edith M Hosmer, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • Edith H Wheelan in household of Edmund W Wheelan, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Edith M Hosmer, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

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