Mildred May Houston

27 June 1896–19 January 1985 (Age 88)
Clarion, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mildred May

When Mildred May Houston was born on 27 June 1896, in Clarion, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Hamilton Houston, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Jane "Sadie" Anderson, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Harry Oliver Edinger. She lived in Venango Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Washington Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 January 1985, in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Harry Oliver Edinger
1887–1966
Mildred May Houston
1896–1985
Homer Oliver "Red" Edinger
1915–1948
Frankie L Edinger
1917–1918
Marigold "Goldie" Edinger
1918–1921
Dorothy Agnes Edinger
1920–1982
George Eugene Edinger Sr
1924–1993
Elizabeth Mae Edinger
1926–2004
Jessiebell Edinger
1932–2010
Shirley Jane Edinger
1937–2013

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Male1915–1948Male

    Frankie L Edinger

    Male1917–1918Male

    Marigold "Goldie" Edinger

    Female1918–1921Female

    Dorothy Agnes Edinger

    Female1920–1982Female

    George Eugene Edinger Sr

    Male1924–1993Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Hamilton Houston

    Male1866–1939Male

    Sarah Jane "Sadie" Anderson

    Female1868–1941Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish:1. habitational name from a place near Glasgow, Scotland, named with the genitive case of the medieval personal name Hugh + Middle English tune, toun ‘settlement’, ‘village’ (Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’). The landlord in question is a certain Hugo de Paduinan, who held the place c.1160 . The Scottish surname is common in Ulster. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uisdein , Mac Uistein ( see McCutcheon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Houston in household of William Houston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mildred Edinger in household of Harry Edinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Edinger in household of Harry Edinger, "United States Census, 1930"

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