Edna Kimmel

13 January 1879–22 April 1946 (Age 67)
Balcom, Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna

When Edna Kimmel was born on 13 January 1879, in Balcom, Union, Illinois, United States, her father, William David Kimmel, was 24 and her mother, Martha Matilda Hinkle, was 24. She married Harvey Augustus Plott on 29 August 1897, in Balcom, Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Union, Union, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 April 1946, in Balcom, Union, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union, Illinois, United States.

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Harvey Augustus Plott
Edna Kimmel
Marriage: 29 August 1897
Virginia Mae Plott
Helen Marie Plott
Grace Elaine Plott
Donald David Plott

Spouse and Children

29 August 1897
Balcom, Union, Illinois, United States





    Helen Marie Plott


    Grace Elaine Plott


    Donald David Plott


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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 First Skyscraper

Age 6

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 19

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kumin, German Kümmel ‘caraway’ (related to Latin cuminum, a word of Oriental origin, like the plant itself), hence a metonymic occupational name for a spicer, literally a supplier of caraway seeds. Compare Caraway , also Lorber and Zimêt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Kimmel in household of William Kimmel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edna Plott in household of Harvey A Plott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Plott in household of H Harry A Plott, "United States Census, 1930"

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