Myrtle Iona Kilburn

Brief Life History of Myrtle Iona

When Myrtle Iona Kilburn was born on 16 October 1889, in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States, her father, Simon Bolivar Kilburn, was 26 and her mother, Mary Emma Waggoner, was 27. She married Edgar F. Fleenor on 17 September 1913, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Steele Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Washington Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 5 June 1976, in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Edgar F. Fleenor
1888–1958
Myrtle Iona Kilburn
1889–1976
Marriage: 17 September 1913
Roy Edgar Fleenor
1914–1917
Mary Ruth Fleenor
1916–2003
Ralph Thomas Fleenor
1918–1982
Lester Ray Fleenor
1920–2003
Esther Mae Fleenor
1920–2009
Willie Elwood Fleenor
1923–1989
Norman Reed Fleenor
1925–1990

Sources (17)

  • Myrtle I Kilburn in household of Simon C Kilburn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle Iona Kilburn, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Myrtle Kilburn in entry for Earl Bateman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Kilburn (North Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Middlesex). The Yorkshire placename may derive from an Old English personal name Cylla + Old English burna ‘spring, stream’, alternating with Old Norse brunnr ‘well, spring’. The Derbyshire placename derives from an Old English personal name Cylla + Old English burna ‘spring, stream’. The Middlesex placename may derive from Old English cyne ‘royal’, cȳna (genitive plural of ‘cow’), or an Old English personal name Cylla + Old English burna ‘spring, stream’.

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

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