Edna Pearl McDermeit

Brief Life History of Edna Pearl

When Edna Pearl McDermeit was born on 12 November 1912, in Sciota, McDonough, Illinois, United States, her father, Delley Clay McDermeit, was 37 and her mother, Bertha Ellen Barzee, was 26. She married James Mercer about 1932, in Kansas, United States. She lived in Pilot Grove Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Emmet Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 1 May 1985, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Wilmont Frank Holz
Edna Pearl McDermeit
Marriage: 11 April 1946

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  • Edna P Mcdermeit in household of Dell C Mcdermeit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna Pearl McDermitt Holz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edna P Mcdermeit in household of Delley C Mcdermeit, "United States Census, 1930"

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1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish Gaelic: from Mac Diarmada, see McDermott .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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