Telena Guthridge

Brief Life History of Telena

When Telena Guthridge was born on 16 April 1877, in Maroa Township, Macon, Illinois, United States, her father, Alonzo Thomas Guthridge, was 33 and her mother, Cornelia Bridgman, was 33. She married Edward Richard Nydegger on 6 March 1895, in Farmer City, DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Maroa, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Santa Anna Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 October 1923, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Santa Anna Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Richard Nydegger
1868–1958
Telena Guthridge
1877–1923
Marriage: 6 March 1895
Hazel Nydegger
1897–1997
Pauline Nydegger
1899–1981
Ruth L. Nydegger
1901–1979

Sources (9)

  • Lena Nydegger in household of Richard Nydegger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Nydegger, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Telena Guthridge, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · The First Skyscraper

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.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Güttrich (see Guttery ).

English (Durham): variant of Cutteridge (due to confusion with Goodrich ), from a Middle English descendant of the Old English personal name Cūthrīc, itself from cūth ‘famous’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.

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

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