Edgar E. Widener

12 October 1875–5 November 1951 (Age 76)
Rock, Cowley, Kansas, United States

The Life of Edgar E.

When Edgar E. Widener was born on 12 October 1875, in Rock, Cowley, Kansas, United States, his father, Claiborn Sugert Widener, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Jane Welch, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Susan Throne McDaniels. He lived in Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Rock Creek Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 November 1951, in Rock, Cowley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Edgar E. Widener
Susan Throne McDaniels
Grace May Widener
Bernice Widener
Claiborne W. Widener
Elbert Roy Widener

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Weidner ‘hunter’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edger Widener, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgr E Widner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edger E Widener, "United States Census, 1910"

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