Edith Mae Millett

28 September 1905–7 January 1954 (Age 48)
Palmyra, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Edith Mae

When Edith Mae Millett was born on 28 September 1905, in Palmyra, Somerset, Maine, United States, her father, Sewell Brown Millet, was 43 and her mother, Edith May Furbush, was 39. She married Odell Condit Bryant on 19 July 1929, in Naugatuck, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. She died on 7 January 1954, in Palmyra, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Odell Condit Bryant
Edith Mae Millett
Marriage: 19 July 1929

Spouse and Children

19 July 1929
Naugatuck, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Sewell Brown Millet





    Annie Colby Millett


    Willis Furbush Millett



    Obed Francis Millett


    Ellen Hunt Millett


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 12

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Millet .2 Irish (mainly County Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mealóid, from an occupational or status name derived from Latin miles ‘soldier’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith M Millett in household of Sewell B Millett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith M Millett in household of Sewall B Millett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith May Millett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907 "

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