Edna Rivett

31 December 1894–29 November 1996 (Age 101)
New York, United States

The Life of Edna

When Edna Rivett was born on 31 December 1894, in New York, United States, her father, Peter Rivet, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Branagh, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John J Burnett. She lived in Old Forge, Webb, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1920 and Webb, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1925. She died on 29 November 1996, at the age of 101, and was buried in Old Forge, Webb, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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John J Burnett
Edna Rivett
Frances L Burnett
John Burnett

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    Frances L Burnett


    John Burnett


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    Margaret Branagh




    Frances Rivett



    Georgia H Rivett



    James R Rivett


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 23

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 29

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle English, Old French rivet ‘small nail or bolt’ (from Old French river ‘to fix or secure’, of unknown origin).2 French: variant of Rivet 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna L Rivvitt in household of Peter Rivvitt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna Rivett in household of Peter Rivett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna L Rivet in household of Peter Rivet, "New York State Census, 1905"

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