Marilyn Edmonson

1929–2006 (Age 77)
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Marilyn

When Marilyn Edmonson was born in 1929, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, Ely Justin Edmonson, was 53 and her mother, Goldie Beatrice Fawcett, was 41. She had at least 1 son with Robert Eugene Johnson. She lived in Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in January 2006, in Washington, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Marilyn Edmonson
1929–2006
Robert Eugene Johnson
1928–1986
Robin Johnson
1948–1975

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World Events (8)

1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 5

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 11

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1961 · The Buccaneer Arena

Age 32

The Buccaneer Arena was built for the Des Moines Buccaneers ice hockey team before their first season. It was known as the Metro Ice Sports Arena until 2004 when it got its new name. Its presence has sparked the love of ice hockey in the area during its time in the community.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edmondson .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marilyn Edmonson in household of Ely Edmonson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marilyn Edmonson in household of Ely Edmonson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marilyn J Johnson, "Minnesota Divorce Index, 1970-1995"

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