Edith Fowler

8 February 1895–22 May 1973 (Age 78)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Fowler was born on 8 February 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James Dodds Fowler, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Edwards, was 21. She married Royal Randolf Hansen on 23 June 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 22 May 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royal Randolf Hansen
1894–1953
Edith Fowler
1895–1973
Marriage: 23 June 1913
Max Royal Hansen
1914–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1913
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    James Dodds Fowler

    Male1872–1939Male

    Female1873–1959Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 1

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edith Hanson in household of Royal Hanson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etith Fowler in household of John Mckane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith Fowler in household of James D Fowler, "United States Census, 1910"

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