Edna Annie Haswell

27 January 1912–September 2000 (Age 88)
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edna Annie

Edna Annie Haswell was born on 27 January 1912. She married William Thornton in 1978, in London, England, United Kingdom. She died in September 2000, in Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Thornton
1901–1986
Edna Annie Haswell
1912–2000
Marriage: 1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1978
London, England, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1914

Age 2

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 2

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 27

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northumberland): habitational name from a place named Haswell, notably the one in County Durham, which is named from Old English hæsel ‘hazelnut tree’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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