Edith Harriet Andrews

1884–1979 (Age 95)
Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Edith Harriet

When Edith Harriet Andrews was born on 8 February 1884, in Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, her father, Hiram Andrews Jr, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Berridge, was 29. She married Walter George Gingell on 22 November 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1884 and Orion Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States for about 40 years. She died on 12 April 1979, in Lake Orion, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Square Lake Cemetery, Lake Orion, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edith Harriet Andrews
Walter George Gingell
Marriage: 22 November 1906
Mildred Elizabeth Gingell

Spouse & Children

22 November 1906
Eames, Oakland, Michigan


Parents & Siblings

  • Hiram Andrews Jr


  • Elizabeth Mary Berridge




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 2

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 25

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith Gingel in household of Walter Gingel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith H Gingell in household of Walter Gingell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Gingell in household of Walter Gingell, "United States Census, 1940"

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