Edith Ellen Fulton

6 February 1896–January 1980 (Age 83)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edith Ellen

When Edith Ellen Fulton was born on 6 February 1896, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Barkley Jones Fulton, was 21 and her mother, Marie M. Mentzer, was 20. She married Orange Bryan William Halstead on 3 February 1917, in Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States. She lived in North Bend, Dodge, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died in January 1980, in Oroville, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Orange Bryan William Halstead
Edith Ellen Fulton
Marriage: 3 February 1917

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3 February 1917
Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. probably a reduced form of Fullerton . 2. habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire, Scotland, so named from Old English fugol ‘bird’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Fulton in household of Bart C Fulton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith E Halstead in household of Orange B Halstead, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Halsted in household of Bryan Halsted, "United States Census, 1920"

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