Edith May Hotham

1 January 1892–
Amabel Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith May

When Edith May Hotham was born on 1 January 1892, in Amabel Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, her father, Wesley Wellington Hotham, was 27 and her mother, Mary Brown, was 23. She married William Nelson Nye on 14 September 1917, in Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

William Nelson Nye
1887–1946
Edith May Hotham
1892–
Marriage: 14 September 1917
Florence Elva Nye
1918–2003
Gladys Mable Nye
1920–2013
George Weasley Nye
1923–2005
Stanley Nye
1924–1998
Lucille Elizabeth Mary Nye
1926–2013
Iola May Nye
1927–2000
Robert Donald Nye
1934–2011

Spouse and Children

    William Nelson Nye

    Male1887–1946Male

    Female1892–Female

MARRIAGE
14 September 1917
Lambton, Ontario, Canada
children

(7)

    Florence Elva Nye

    Female1918–2003Female

    Gladys Mable Nye

    Female1920–2013Female

    George Weasley Nye

    Male1923–2005Male

    Stanley Nye

    Male1924–1998Male

    Lucille Elizabeth Mary Nye

    Female1926–2013Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wesley Wellington Hotham

    Male1864–Male

    Mary Brown

    Female1868–Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1892–Female

    Ida Rebecca Hotham

    Female1893–1979Female

    Dorothy Bernice Hotham

    Female1895–Female

    Hazel Alace Hotham

    Female1895–1896Female

    Stella Hotham

    Female1897–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hotham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, named from a dative plural hōdum of an Old English hōd ‘shelter’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith M Nye in household of William N Nye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Hotham in household of Wesley Hotham, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Edith Mary Nye in entry for Harvey E Kaekel and Florence Swanson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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