Edna Cecelia Addington

Brief Life History of Edna Cecelia

When Edna Cecelia Addington was born on 28 January 1912, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elihu Benjamin Addington, was 20 and her mother, Isabelle Hall, was 26. She married Prentiss Maggard on 12 December 1930, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Civil District 1, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1950. She died on 19 October 1992, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Prentiss Maggard
1905–1985
Edna Cecelia Addington
1912–1992
Marriage: 12 December 1930
Robert Dean Maggard
1931–2009

Sources (6)

  • Edna Maggard, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Edna Addington, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Edna Addington Maggard in entry for Robert Dean Maggard, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

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

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Surrey.

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

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