Edythe Irene Baddley

5 April 1900–4 November 1953 (Age 53)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Edythe Irene

When Edythe Irene Baddley was born on 5 April 1900, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Alfred Lorenzo de Grey Baddley, was 37 and her mother, Priscilla Lowe, was 31. She married Joseph Ellis Donaldson on 5 April 1924, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Ogden City Legislative District 3, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 4 November 1953, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ellis Donaldson
Edythe Irene Baddley
Marriage: 5 April 1924
Roland Ellis Donaldson
Boyd Alfred Donaldson
Marilyn Baddley Donaldson

Spouse and Children

5 April 1924
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 2

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 15

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Badley .

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

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Story Highlight

Went to school to learn to sew and became a seamstress. Cooked meals for ranch hands on the farm. Was an accomplished pianist who was as a teenager played at many weddings. One night, at age 16, on …

Sources (3)

  • Edith Baddley in household of Alford Baddley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith I Badley in household of Alfred L. Badley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edith B Donaldson in household of J Ellis Donaldson, "United States Census, 1940"

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