Edward Darr

10 December 1866–4 January 1945 (Age 78)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Darr was born on 10 December 1866, in Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Milton B. Darr, was 29 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth House, was 24. He married Effie Washington Click in 1905. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Mound Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 4 January 1945, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Darr
Effie Washington Click
Marriage: 1905
Bernice Eunice Durr
Susan Edith Darr
Louella Darr

Spouse and Children



    Bernice Eunice Durr


    Susan Edith Darr


    Louella Darr


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Elizabeth House




    Nancy Hester Darr


    Frank Darr



    Fred Darr


    Jessie Darr


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 1

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a variant of Dear .2 German (Därr): from a short form of a Germanic personal name, perhaps related to Old High German dart ‘spear’.3 Variant spelling of German Dorr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edd Darr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eddie Darr in household of Milton B Darr, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Darr, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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