Edna Annie Haswell

Female27 January 1912–September 2000

Brief Life History 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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William Thornton
Edna Annie Haswell
Marriage: 1978

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  • Marriage
    1978London, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (8)


    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 (Durham): habitational name from Haswell (Durham) or, less probably, from Haswell (Somerset) or Haswell in North Huish (Devon). The placenames probably derive from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

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

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