Edward Cajthaml

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Cajthaml was born on 11 February 1920, in Ellsworth, Kansas, United States, his father, James Cajthaml, was 35 and his mother, Agnes Stepanek, was 31. He married Jeanne Marie Miller on 19 October 1941, in Dubuque Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. He lived in Ash Creek Township, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 18 March 1985, in Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Centennial, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States.

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Edward Cajthaml
Jeanne Marie Miller
Marriage: 19 October 1941

Sources (8)

  • Edd Cajthaml in household of Agnes Cajthaml, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Edward Cajthanel, "Iowa, Marriage Records, 1941-1951"
  • Edward Cajthaml, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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World Events (8)

1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

From an Old English personal name derived from ēad ‘prosperity, riches’ + weard ‘guard’. This has been one of the most successful of all Old English names, in frequent use from before the Conquest to the present day, and even being exported into other European languages. It was the name of three Anglo-Saxon kings and has been borne by eight kings of England since the Norman Conquest. It is also the name of the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II . The most influential early bearer was King Edward the Confessor ( ?1002–66 ; ruled 1042–66 ). In a troubled period of English history, he contrived to rule fairly and (for a time at any rate) firmly. But in the latter part of his reign he paid more attention to his religion than to his kingdom. He died childless, and his death sparked off conflicting claims to his throne, which were resolved by the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings. His memory was honoured by Normans and English alike, for his fairness and his piety. Edward's mother was Norman; he had spent part of his youth in Normandy; and William claimed to have been nominated by Edward as his successor. Edward was canonized in the 12th century, and came to be venerated throughout Europe as a model of a Christian king.

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