Edith E. Rathbun

7 May 1881–5 October 1951 (Age 70)
Fairfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edith E.

When Edith E. Rathbun was born on 7 May 1881, in Fairfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Franklin Harrison Rathbun, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann Boss, was 36. She married Frank Cole Holden on 24 December 1903, in Weston, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Seneca, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Seneca Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 5 October 1951, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fairfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Frank Cole Holden
Edith E. Rathbun
Marriage: 24 December 1903
Alice L Holden
Ila H Holden

Spouse and Children

24 December 1903
Weston, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Harrison Rathbun





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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rathbone .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith E Ferguson in household of Frank B Ferguson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith Ferguson in household of Frank B Ferguson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith E Holden in household of Frank Holden, "United States Census, 1910"

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