Edith Liter

1878–1957 (Age 79)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Liter was born on 14 August 1878, in Indiana, United States, her father, William T. Liter, was 29 and her mother, Anna Taylor Cone, was 26. She married John Randolph Lyons in 1919, in Wood, West Virginia, United States. She died on 2 August 1957, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Edith Liter
John Randolph Lyons
Marriage: 1919

Spouse & Children

  • Female1878–1957Female

  • John Randolph Lyons


Wood, West Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William T. Liter


  • Anna Taylor Cone




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Edith Liter, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Edith Liter in entry for John Randolph Lyons, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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