Ernest Alfred Elden

Male2 July 1886–12 December 1911

Brief Life History of Ernest Alfred

When Ernest Alfred Elden was born on 2 July 1886, in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Charles Elden, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth M Ferguson, was 19. He married Alberta Jean Astle on 20 October 1909, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1910. He died on 12 December 1911, in Maine, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Charleston, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Ernest Alfred Elden
Alberta Jean Astle
Marriage: 20 October 1909
Margaret Elizabeth Elden

Sources (13)

  • Ernest I Elden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Alfred Elden, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Ernest A Elden, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1909Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 4

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 10

    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

    Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from a river name derived from Old Norse eldr ‘flame, fire’, possibly with ironic reference to the icy coldness of the water.

    English: habitational name from Elveden (Suffolk), from Old English elf ‘elf’ + denu ‘valley’.

    English: perhaps a variant of Eldon .

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

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