Iris Elva Edginton

19 June 1892–16 November 1954 (Age 62)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Iris Elva

When Iris Elva Edginton was born on 19 June 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Lawrence Ross Edgington, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Jane Freeman, was 20. She married Dell Starley Kershaw on 23 August 1911, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 16 November 1954, at the age of 62.

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Dell Starley Kershaw
Iris Elva Edginton
Marriage: 23 August 1911
Dell Stanley Kershaw

Spouse and Children

23 August 1911
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 4

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Edgington .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elva E Kershaw in household of Dell S Kershaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iris E Kershaw in household of Dell S Kershaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iris Edginton in household of Lawerence Egginton, "United States Census, 1900"

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