Edna Ione Andrews

1877–1954 (Age 77)
Clarendon Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edna Ione

When Edna Ione Andrews was born on 1 January 1877, in Clarendon Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, Merritt P. Andrews, was 29 and her mother, Lavina M. Simmons, was 23. She married John Henry King on 12 December 1893, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3, Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 24 March 1954, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 77.

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Edna Ione Andrews
John Henry King
Marriage: 12 December 1893
Winifred Ione King
Thurston King
Merritt A. King

Spouse & Children

12 December 1893
Calhoun, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1848–1896Male

  • Lavina M. Simmons




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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edna A King in household of J H King, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna King in household of John H King, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna King in household of John H King, "United States Census, 1910"

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