Edna Mae Payne

4 April 1923–1 September 2010 (Age 87)
Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edna Mae

When Edna Mae Payne was born on 4 April 1923, in Roane, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Harrison Payne, was 29 and her mother, Mollie Ellen Harper, was 19. She married Holley Ernest Parsons in 1945, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Harper District, Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 September 2010, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Holley Ernest Parsons
Edna Mae Payne
Marriage: 1945
Ernest Allen Parsons
Ruth Ann Parsons
Emory Dean Parsons

Spouse and Children

Kanawha, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • May Payne in household of William H Payne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Payne in household of William Payne, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mae Parsons in entry for Elsie P Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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