Edna M. Gale

Female29 May 1878–5 August 1965

Brief Life History of Edna M.

When Edna M. Gale was born on 29 May 1878, in Big Rapids, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, her father, Martin P. Gale, was 31 and her mother, Kate Edna Griswold, was 24. She married Herbert Boardman Arnold on 24 October 1906, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 August 1965, at the age of 87, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Boardman Arnold
1876–1941
Edna M. Gale
1878–1965
Marriage: 24 October 1906
Betsey G. Arnold
1907–1996
Thomas Gale Arnold
1917–2010

Sources (14)

  • Edna G Arnold in household of H B Arnold, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna M. Gale, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Edna M Gale, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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  • Marriage
    24 October 1906Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 1

    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 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.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 23

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French gal, gale, galle ‘cock, cockerel’.

    English: habitational name from a minor place called with either Middle English gale, gagel (Old English gagel) ‘bog myrtle’, or with Middle English gale ‘fishery paying dues to the lord’ (Old English gafol ‘tax’?) such as Gale in Bickington (Devon) and The Gale, the name of a fishery in Ham and Stone (Gloucestershire).

    English: topographic name from Middle English gale, gail (Old Norse geil) ‘ravine, narrow lane’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Gale in Littleborough, Rochdale (Lancashire), or possibly High Gale in Tatham or Tunstall (Lancashire). With the sense ‘narrow lane’ it is found in several street names in medieval York.

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

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