Edith Jay Saxton

11 August 1889–December 1978 (Age 89)
Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Edith Jay

When Edith Jay Saxton was born on 11 August 1889, in Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Fay Saxton, was 31 and her mother, Ada Clark, was 25. She married William H. Habberfield on 22 June 1910, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Howard, Howard, Steuben, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died in December 1978, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William H. Habberfield
Edith Jay Saxton
Marriage: 22 June 1910
Clifford Fay Habberfield
Gertrude Habberfield
Ernest Habberfield
Loyd S Habberfield

Spouse and Children

22 June 1910
Steuben, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ada Clark




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, possibly also one in Cambridgeshire, both so named from Old English Seaxe ‘Saxons’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant of Sexton 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Saxton in household of Fay Saxton, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Edith Saxton in household of Fay Saxton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith J Saxton in entry for William H Habberfield, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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