Edna May Findlay

Female5 January 1910–13 October 2003

Brief Life History of Edna May

When Edna May Findlay was born on 5 January 1910, in Niskayuna, Schenectady, New York, United States, her father, John Samuel Findlay, was 25 and her mother, Alice May Burger, was 25. She married Oscar Hilmer Nelson on 19 June 1938, in Niskayuna, Schenectady, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949 and Niskayuna, Niskayuna, Schenectady, New York, United States in 1950. She died on 13 October 2003, in New York, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Schenectady, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Hilmer Nelson
1912–1988
Edna May Findlay
1910–2003
Marriage: 19 June 1938
Nancy Nelson
1941–2014

Sources (11)

  • Edna Nelson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Edna M Nelson, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Edna May Nelson in entry for Florence Findlay Waterfield Hutton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1938Niskayuna, Schenectady, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 2

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 7

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 25

    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

    Scottish: variant of Finley 1.

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

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