Edith Mary North

1920–1987 (Age 66)
Kinsley, Edwards, Kansas, United States

The Life of Edith Mary

When Edith Mary North was born in 1920, in Kinsley, Edwards, Kansas, United States, her father, Roy Daniel North, was 35 and her mother, Francis Mary ( Fanny) Agnew, was 40. She lived in Kinsley Township, Edwards, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died from 1986 to 1987, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Roy Daniel North
Francis Mary ( Fanny) Agnew
Floyd Elwood Agnew
Virgil Louis North
Orval L. North
Edith Mary North

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 7

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 18

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith North in household of Roy North, "United States Census, 1930"

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