Edna Lillian Herancourt

10 November 1880–16 August 1946 (Age 65)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna Lillian

When Edna Lillian Herancourt was born on 10 November 1880, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward S Herancourt, was 22 and her mother, Mary Catherine Merkel, was 18. She married William Wilson Bishop on 6 September 1902, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Union Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 August 1946, in Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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William Wilson Bishop
Edna Lillian Herancourt
Marriage: 6 September 1902
Marian Herancourt Bishop

Spouse and Children

6 September 1902
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edward S Herancourt


    Mary Catherine Merkel




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Edna H Bishop in household of Jesse Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Herancourt in household of Ed S Herancourt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna H Bishop in household of William Bishop, "United States Census, 1920"

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