Edwin M. Onkst

28 March 1906–4 July 1949 (Age 43)
Sardis, Panola, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Edwin M.

When Edwin M. Onkst was born on 28 March 1906, in Sardis, Panola, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Harrison Onkst, was 41 and his mother, Florence Sanders, was 29. He lived in Beat 3, Panola, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He died on 4 July 1949, in Batesville, Panola, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Tocowa, Panola, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Harrison Onkst
1865–1936
Florence Sanders
1876–1944
Edwin M. Onkst
1906–1949
Edward Onkst
1906–
Robert Monroe Onkst
1908–1994
Louise Onkst
1915–1996

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Harrison Onkst

    Male1865–1936Male

    Female1876–1944Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 1

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 12

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.

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  • Edwin Onkst in household of Charlie Onkst, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edwin Onkst in household of Charlie H Onkst, "United States Census, 1930"

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