Edith C. Kay

1868–1942 (Age 74)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edith C.

When Edith C. Kay was born in 1868, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harrison Y Kay, was 23 and her mother, Celesta J. Flint, was 20. She married Joseph Moody on 7 January 1892, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shorewood, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1942, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Joseph Moody
Edith C. Kay
Marriage: 7 January 1892
Kenneth Lawrence Moody
Frederic Alan Moody
Eleanor M. Moody

Spouse and Children

7 January 1892
Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Celesta J. Flint




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 2

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English ca ‘jackdaw’, from an unattested Old Norse . See also Daw .2 English: nickname from Middle English cai, kay, kei ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle English keye, kaye ‘key’. Compare Care , Kear .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Kay in household of Harry Kay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edith Kay in household of Harris Kay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edith Moody in household of Joseph Moody, "United States Census, 1940"

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