Edwin Marcus Vail

4 December 1881–2 August 1953 (Age 71)
Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Edwin Marcus

When Edwin Marcus Vail was born on 4 December 1881, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Marcus J Vail, was 37 and his mother, Zoradie C Cluff, was 32. He married Helen Eliza Henry on 4 February 1903, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 2 August 1953, in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Marcus Vail
1881–1953
Helen Eliza Henry
1879–1936
Marriage: 4 February 1903
Lucy M Vail
1904–1926
Bishop Henry Vail
1906–1983

Spouse and Children

    Male1881–1953Male

    Helen Eliza Henry

    Female1879–1936Female

MARRIAGE
4 February 1903
Granville, Granville, Washington, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Lucy M Vail

    Female1904–1926Female

    Bishop Henry Vail

    Male1906–1983Male

Parents and Siblings

    Marcus J Vail

    Male1844–1908Male

    Zoradie C Cluff

    Female1849–1907Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Vale .2 Scottish: shortened form of Macvail, a variant of Macphail, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.3 Irish: variant of Veale .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin Vail in household of Geo W Henry, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Edwin M Vail, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Edward Vail in household of Lucy Henry, "United States Census, 1920"

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