Edward Robert Donley

21 June 1889–16 November 1963 (Age 74)
Miners Village, Cornwall, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Robert

When Edward Robert Donley was born on 21 June 1889, in Miners Village, Cornwall, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph E. Donley, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca B Brubaker, was 29. He married Margaret J Reed about 1910, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cornwall, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 November 1963, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward Robert Donley
Jennie Shay
Marriage: 30 November 1916
Harold E Donley
Richard J Donley
Virginia D Donley

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater
Age 16
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. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 20
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a reduced form of Donnelly .

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

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Sources (16)

  • Edward Donley in household of Joseph E Donley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward R Donley in household of Joseph E Donley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Donley, "United States Census, 1940"

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