Edna S. Albertson

4 December 1887–30 July 1959 (Age 71)
Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edna S.

When Edna S. Albertson was born on 4 December 1887, in Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Shoemaker Albertson, was 46 and her mother, Matilda Hess, was 39. She had at least 1 son with Oscar Lee Watts. She lived in Greenwood, Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 July 1959, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Lee Watts
1881–1972
Edna S. Albertson
1887–1959
James Oscar Watts
1917–2001

Spouse and Children

    Oscar Lee Watts

    Male1881–1972Male

    Female1887–1959Female

children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Shoemaker Albertson

    Male1841–1896Male

    Female1847–1932Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Albert, from eel, all, and beorht, bright, meaning son of Albert, or son of the all bright or illustrious

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna S Alberson in household of Matilda Alberson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna Watts in household of Oscar L Watts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • S Edna Watts in household of Oscar L Watts, "United States Census, 1930"

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