Edith Edna Rampy

21 November 1866–5 August 1959 (Age 92)
Buckhorn, Brown, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edith Edna

When Edith Edna Rampy was born on 21 November 1866, in Buckhorn, Brown, Illinois, United States, her father, William Franklin Rampy, was 39 and her mother, Julliett Simpson, was 38. She married John Franklin Steffen on 29 January 1888, in Lewis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Myrtle Township, Knox, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Jeddo, Knox, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 5 August 1959, in La Belle, Lewis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Steffenville, Lewis, Missouri, United States.

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John Franklin Steffen
Edith Edna Rampy
Marriage: 29 January 1888
Cecil Wayne Steffen
Guy Sewell Steffen
Paul Omer Steffen
Opal Edna Steffen
Thelma Leta Steffen
Ethel D. Steffen
Frankie Leona Steffen
John Robert Steffen

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29 January 1888
Lewis, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 26

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

See Rampey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Staffin in household of John Staffin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith Steffen in household of John Steffen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Steffen in household of John Steffen, "United States Census, 1910"

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