Edna V. Walden

1897–2006 (Age 108)
New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Edna V.

When Edna V. Walden was born in August 1897, in New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Edwin Edward Walden, was 24 and her mother, Cora Rosedale Chapman, was 23. She lived in Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1910. She died before 2006, at the age of 107.

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Edwin Edward Walden
Cora Rosedale Chapman
Edna V. Walden
Albert Edward Walden
Elsie Pearl Walden
Frank Earle Walden
Kenneth L Walden

Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Edward Walden


    Cora Rosedale Chapman




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 3

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 29

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ ( see Wallace ) + denu ‘valley’.

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

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  • Edna V Walden in household of Edward Walden, "United States Census, 1910"

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