Edith Ilene Andrews

1912–1989 (Age 77)
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edith Ilene

When Edith Ilene Andrews was born on 26 July 1912, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Arthur David Andrews Sr., was 24 and her mother, Mable Daisy Wooster, was 28. She married Umberto Rapagnani on 26 December 1932. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Jackson Township, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 29 November 1989, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edith Ilene Andrews
Umberto Rapagnani
Marriage: 26 December 1932
Joseph Arthur Rapognani
Edith Joan Rapognani
Barbara Eilene Rapagnani
Mary Josephine Rapagnani

Spouse & Children

26 December 1932


  • Joseph Arthur Rapognani


  • Edith Joan Rapognani


  • Barbara Eilene Rapagnani


  • Mary Josephine Rapagnani


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 22

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

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)

  • Edith I Andrews in household of Mabel D Andrews, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Edith Rapagnani in household of Umberto Rapagnani, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith V Andrews in household of Arthur D Andrews, "United States Census, 1930"

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