Edith Kreiger

Female5 August 1887–11 May 1929

Brief Life History of Edith

Edith Kreiger was born on 5 August 1887, in Illinois, United States. She married Charles Allyn in 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Pendleton Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 11 May 1929, in Omaha, Gallatin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Palestine Number 2 Cemetery, Omaha Township, Gallatin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Allyn
Edith Kreiger
Marriage: 1905
Harold Rufus Allyn
Daphane Allyn
Edna Allyn

Sources (3)

  • Edith Allen in household of Charles Allen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith Kreiger Allyn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edith Krieger in entry for Allyn, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 5

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 13

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Mathias, Otto.

    Dutch: rare (archaic) variant of Kreijger, an occupational name for a mercenary soldier, from Middle Dutch criger ‘warrior, soldier’.

    German: rare variant, and a common Americanized form, of Krieger , a cognate of 2 below.

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

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