Lydia Ethel VanVickle

26 May 1889–22 February 1924 (Age 34)
Craig, Holt, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lydia Ethel

When Lydia Ethel VanVickle was born on 26 May 1889, in Craig, Holt, Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob Melton "corn" VanVickle, was 40 and her mother, Caroline Randall, was 30. She married Edward E. Weight on 7 December 1913, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Union Township, Holt, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 February 1924, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Craig, Holt, Missouri, United States.

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Edward E. Weight
Lydia Ethel VanVickle
Marriage: 7 December 1913
Jimmy Weight

Spouse and Children

7 December 1913
Buchanan, Missouri, United States


    Jimmy Weight


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 11

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from Wijckel in Friesland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia E Vansickle in household of Jacob Vansickle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lydia E Weight in household of Edward E Weight, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia E Vanvickle in household of Jacob M Vanvickle, "United States Census, 1910"

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