Edna Josephine McKnight

12 March 1905–12 November 1986 (Age 81)
Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Edna Josephine

When Edna Josephine McKnight was born on 12 March 1905, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, her father, Joseph Favius McKnight, was 33 and her mother, Frances Caroline Rodgers, was 17. She married William Noel Haley on 12 October 1934, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States. She lived in Mad River Judicial Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1910 and Scotia Judicial Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1986, in Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Noel Haley
1902–1961
Edna Josephine McKnight
1905–1986
Marriage: 12 October 1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1934
Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Favius McKnight

    Male1871–1938Male

    Frances Caroline Rodgers

    Female1887–1943Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (Ulster) Anglicized form of Scottish Mac Neachtain , which is usually Anglicized as McNaughton . 2. part translation of Gaelic Mac an Ridire ‘son of the horseman (Gaelic ridire)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Haley in household of William Haley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna J Mcknight in household of Joseph F Mcknight, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna J Mcknight in household of Joseph Mcknight, "United States Census, 1920"

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