Edith Eliza Baker

24 February 1881–March 1953 (Age 72)
Edmonton, Middlesex, England

The Life of Edith Eliza

When Edith Eliza Baker was born on 24 February 1881, in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, her father, George David Baker, was 26 and her mother, Eliza Maria Pettit, was 22. She married Ernest Walter Blowes on 29 May 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Tottenham, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in March 1953, in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Walter Blowes
1881–1942
Edith Eliza Baker
1881–1953
Marriage: 29 May 1898
Edith Elizabeth Blowes
1899–
Eva Florence Blowes
1900–
Ernest Herbert Blowes
1902–
Alice Maud Blowes
1905–
Lily Daisy Blowes
1907–
Percy Philip Blowes
1910–
Frank William Blowes
1914–

Spouse and Children

    Ernest Walter Blowes

    Male1881–1942Male

    Female1881–1953Female

MARRIAGE
29 May 1898
children

(7)

    Edith Elizabeth Blowes

    Female1899–Female

    Eva Florence Blowes

    Female1900–Female

    Ernest Herbert Blowes

    Male1902–Male

    Alice Maud Blowes

    Female1905–Female

    Lily Daisy Blowes

    Female1907–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George David Baker

    Male1855–Male

    Eliza Maria Pettit

    Female1859–1920Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1884

Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 23

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 27

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edith Blowes in household of Ernest Blowes, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Edith Blowes in household of Ernest Blowes, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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