Edith M Brooks

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Edith M

When Edith M Brooks was born on 5 October 1882, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, her father, Albert Franklin Brooks, was 46 and her mother, Abbey Frances Bancroft, was 39. She married Lorin Charles Powers on 4 September 1906, in District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Brookline, Haverford Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Lansdale, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940.

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Lorin Charles Powers
Edith M Brooks
Marriage: 4 September 1906
Franklyn Wesley Powers
Arthur Le Grand Powers

Spouse and Children

4 September 1906
District of Columbia, United States


    Franklyn Wesley Powers


    Arthur Le Grand Powers


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World Events (8)

1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 5

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 23

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. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Brook, brook, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of Brook

Sources (3)

  • Edith Powers in household of Lorin Powers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith M Powers in household of Lorin C Powers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith M Powers in household of Lorin C Powers, "United States Census, 1930"

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