Dorothy Edwards

20 February 1926–16 November 2010 (Age 84)
Blue Mound Township, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Edwards was born on 20 February 1926, in Blue Mound Township, Macon, Illinois, United States, her father, Herbert Theodore Edwards, was 21 and her mother, Margaret Harvey, was 18. She lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 16 November 2010, in Altamonte Springs, Seminole, Florida, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Theodore Edwards
1904–1969
Margaret Harvey
1908–
Dorothy Edwards
1926–2010

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Dorothy Edwards in household of Herbert Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"

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