Edna Highland

5 August 1892–27 April 1984 (Age 91)
Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Edna

When Edna Highland was born on 5 August 1892, in Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, August Berrian Hiland, was 20 and her mother, Loretta P Collins, was 19. She married Arthur R Booth in 1918, in Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cortlandt, Westchester, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 April 1984, in Haverstraw, Haverstraw, Rockland, New York, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Arthur R Booth
1892–1975
Edna Highland
1892–1984
Marriage: 1918
Arthur R Booth "Bus" Jr
1911–1965
Richard Arthur Booth Sr.
1914–2009
Harold Booth
1917–1988
Frank Booth
1919–2002
May Hufnale
1919–
Frances Booth
1920–
Margaret Lauretta Booth
1923–2004
Margaret Booth
1923–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1918
Peekskill, Westchester, New York, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    August Berrian Hiland

    Male1872–1958Male

    Loretta P Collins

    Female1872–1923Female

siblings

(5)

    Cassius J Highland

    Male1891–Male

    Female1892–1984Female

    Loretta Highland

    Female1897–1939Female

    Ruth Elizabeth Louise Highland

    Female1901–1930Female

    August B Highland Jr.

    Male1903–Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: variant spelling of Hyland .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Heiland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Hiland in household of August Hiland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edna Booth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Booth in household of Arthur Booth, "United States Census, 1930"

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