James Roy Eaden

Brief Life History of James Roy

When James Roy Eaden was born on 17 September 1896, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William A. Eaden, was 34 and his mother, Annie Friday, was 26. He married Virgie Mae Farris on 5 December 1917, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 7 Kitchen, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 15 October 1965, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Baker Cemetery, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Roy Eaden
1896–1965
Virgie Mae Farris
1898–1947
Marriage: 5 December 1917
William Roy Eden
1919–1976
Wilburn Strother Eden
1921–2001
Naomi Elizabeth Eden
1922–1979
James Arthur "Beck" Eden
1924–2008
Charles Arnett Eden
1926–1979
Hubert Ray Eden
1928–1989
Mary Katheryn Eden
1930–1990
Robert Edward Eden
1933–1983
Doris Jeanne Eden
1935–2008

Sources (24)

  • Roy Eden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Eden, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Roy Eden, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

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.

Name Meaning

English: see Eden .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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