Edith May Arne

Female9 April 1873–9 June 1940

Brief Life History of Edith May

When Edith May Arne was born on 9 April 1873, in Iowa, United States, her father, Cpl. William Hamilton Arne, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Jeanette Criswell, was 24. She married Frank Boughton Phillips on 10 December 1890, in Alpena, Jerauld, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Riverton, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Corvallis Election Precinct 3, Benton, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 9 June 1940, in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fir Grove Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Edith May? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Frank Boughton Phillips
Edith May Arne
Marriage: 10 December 1890
Zura Fern Phillips
Allie Fawn Phillips
Flora Sylvia Phillips
Verna L Phillips
Frank Rodney Phillips

Sources (20)

  • Edith May Phillips Phillips in entry for Flora Sylvia McKinley, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
  • Edith M Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith M Arne in entry for James F Hiner, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1890Alpena, Jerauld, South Dakota, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1889; Coos, Oregon, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 23

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Juel.

    English (northern), Swedish, and German: from the (medieval) personal name Arne, a short form of Arnold or, in Scandinavia, any of the many other Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element, for example Arnbjörn, Arnfinn, and Arnsten.

    English: habitational name from Arne, a place in Dorset, which is most probably named with Old English ærn ‘building, house’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.