Lela Emily Edwards

23 October 1907–5 June 1999 (Age 91)
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lela Emily

When Lela Emily Edwards was born on 23 October 1907, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, Jesse Lairwood Edwards, was 31 and her mother, Ida Matilda Bybee, was 20. She married Frederick Everett on 5 June 1926, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Taylor Election Precinct, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 5 June 1999, in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Everett
Lela Emily Edwards
Marriage: 5 June 1926
Carl Richard Everett
Alice Ann Everett
Delores Rose Everett
Edward Everett

Spouse and Children

5 June 1926
Bonneville, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 8

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lela E Everett in household of Fredrick Everett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lela Everett in household of Frederick Everett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lela Edwards in household of Jesse Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"

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