Edith Eleanor Dunwoody

January 1894–6 September 1924 (Age 30)
Dodge, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edith Eleanor

When Edith Eleanor Dunwoody was born in January 1894, in Dodge, Nebraska, United States, her father, Seth Dunwoody, was 34 and her mother, Alice Fedila Beebe, was 31. She married Melvin Gay 'Mell' Seely on 28 February 1910, in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 6 September 1924, in Big Prairie Settlement, Big Lakes, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Gay 'Mell' Seely
1888–1924
Edith Eleanor Dunwoody
1894–1924
Marriage: 28 February 1910
Alice Elizabeth Seely
1912–1978
Darrel Mell Seely
1913–1978
Ray Glen Seely
1918–1947
Daisy Frances Seely
1919–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1910
Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1859–1948Male

    Alice Fedila Beebe

    Female1863–Female

siblings

(5)

    Leroy Dow Dunwoody

    Male1882–1967Male

    Daisy Frances Dunwoody

    Female1884–1928Female

    Stella Ida Dunwoody

    Female1887–1967Female

    Male1889–1965Male

    Female1894–1924Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 9

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dinwiddie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Dunwoody in household of Seth Dunwoody, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith Seely in household of Mell Seely, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Edith Seely in household of Mell Seely, "Canada Census, 1911"

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