Ethelwyn Anna Fortner

31 July 1888–25 March 1975 (Age 86)
Prineville, Crook, Oregon, United States

The Life of Ethelwyn Anna

When Ethelwyn Anna Fortner was born on 31 July 1888, in Prineville, Crook, Oregon, United States, her father, Robert Edward Fortner, was 35 and her mother, Isabelle Elizabeth Hendricks, was 26. She married Lee Edward Haskin on 8 March 1918, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Oregon, United States in 1918 and Star, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 25 March 1975, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Edward Haskin
Ethelwyn Anna Fortner
Marriage: 8 March 1918
Garold Lee Haskin

Spouse and Children

8 March 1918
Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Isabelle Elizabeth Hendricks




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.

Age 8

"Post office name was changed from ""Boise City"" to ""Boise"" in 1896. Remains as such today."
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 23

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Name Meaning

German: variant (also Förtner) or Americanized form of Pförtner, occupational name for the gatekeeper of a walled town or city, or the doorkeeper in a great house, castle, or monastery, Middle High German portenaere (from Latin porta ‘door’, ‘gate’). Compare English Porter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel A Haskin in household of Lee E Haskin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Fortner in household of R Edward Fortner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel Haskin in household of Lee E Haskin, "United States Census, 1940"

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