Mary Edith Bedtelyon

26 April 1870–
Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary Edith

When Mary Edith Bedtelyon was born on 26 April 1870, in Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, John Bedtelyon, was 35 and her mother, Emily Jane Martin, was 23. She lived in Atlas, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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John Bedtelyon
Emily Jane Martin
Mary Edith Bedtelyon
Riley G Bedtelyon
Charles Bedtelyon
Myrtie Bedtelyon
Flora Amelia Bedtelyon
John Jay Bedtelyon
Guy Bedtelyon
Glenn Earl Bedtelyon

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Bedtelyon in household of John Bedtelyon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Edith Bedtelyon, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Mary Edith Bedtelyon, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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