Edith A. Harvey

December 1881–
Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edith A.

When Edith A. Harvey was born in December 1881, in Marion, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Irvin Harvey, was 31 and her mother, Mary S. Bailey, was 27. She lived in Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Charles Irvin Harvey
1850–1922
Mary S. Bailey
1854–
Edith A. Harvey
1881–
Bertie E. Harvey
1883–
Clyde Burdette Harvey
1884–1945
Herman Frank Harvey
1886–1943
Mabel Ethel Harvey
1888–
Charles R. Harvey
1891–

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the Breton personal name Aeruiu or Haerviu, composed of the elements haer ‘battle’, ‘carnage’+ vy ‘worthy’, which was brought to England by Breton followers of William the Conqueror, for the most part in the Gallicized form Hervé. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a normal development in Middle English and Old French.) Reaney believes that the surname is also occasionally from a Norman personal name, Old German Herewig, composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + wīg ‘war’.2 Irish: mainly of English origin, in Ulster and County Wexford, but sometimes a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAirmheadhaigh ‘descendant of Airmheadhach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘esteemed’. It seems to be a derivative of Airmheadh, the name borne by a mythological physician.3 Irish (County Fermanagh): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchaidh ‘descendant of Earchadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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  • Edith A Harvey in household of Charles B Harvey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edith A. Harvey -

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