Edna M Padgett

29 May 1890–10 October 1980 (Age 90)
Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edna M

When Edna M Padgett was born on 29 May 1890, in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States, her father, Taylor Padgett, was 29 and her mother, Rosa Elvira Guilliford, was 17. She lived in Glenwood Township, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 10 October 1980, in Encinitas, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 90.

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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire): from a Middle English diminutive of page, a status name for a young servant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna M Pagget in household of Taylor Pagget, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna Padgett in household of Taylor Padgett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edna Padgett Egan, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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