Edna Arvilla Jones

2 July 1902–17 August 1997 (Age 95)
Frisco, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Edna Arvilla

When Edna Arvilla Jones was born on 2 July 1902, in Frisco, Beaver, Utah, United States, her father, John Walter Jones, was 23 and her mother, Jemima Briggs, was 18. She married Delbert Nowers on 28 April 1921, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in June Lake, Mono, California, United States in 1935 and Union Township, Humboldt, Nevada, United States in 1940. She died on 17 August 1997, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Delbert Nowers
Edna Arvilla Jones
Marriage: 28 April 1921
Delbert Nowers Jr.
Helen Nowers

Spouse and Children

28 April 1921
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States


    Delbert Nowers Jr.


    Helen Nowers


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edna Robb in household of Eliza C Robb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Robb in household of Samuel B Robb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Jones in household of John W Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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