Edwin Hubert Kilsby Sr

11 February 1897–2 October 1961 (Age 64)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edwin Hubert

When Edwin Hubert Kilsby Sr was born on 11 February 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Harry Daniel Kilsby, was 40 and his mother, Maud Mary Coad, was 29. He married Josephine Martha Lena Staben on 15 September 1917, in Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1920. He died on 2 October 1961, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hawaiian Memorial Park, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Hubert Kilsby Sr
Josephine Martha Lena Staben
Marriage: 15 September 1917
Edwin Hubert Kilsby Jr.
Harvey Robert Kilsby
Josephine MaryLou Kilsby

Spouse and Children

15 September 1917
Laredo, Webb, Texas, United States



    Harvey Robert Kilsby


    Josephine MaryLou Kilsby


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place; perhaps a variant of Salisbury .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edwin H, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edwin H Kilsby in household of H D Kilsby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edwin H Kilsby, "United States Census, 1930"

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