Marjorie Fern Edwards

25 March 1918–29 January 2007 (Age 88)
Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Marjorie Fern

When Marjorie Fern Edwards was born on 25 March 1918, in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States, her father, Guthrie Watson Cheatwood "Gus" Edwards, was 21 and her mother, Harriet Elizabeth Andrew, was 20. She married Richard L Harvey on 1 November 1938, in David City, Butler, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Plum Creek Township, Butler, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Ulysses Township, Butler, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 29 January 2007, in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ulysses, Butler, Nebraska, United States.

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Richard L Harvey
Marjorie Fern Edwards
Marriage: 1 November 1938

Spouse and Children

1 November 1938
David City, Butler, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marjorie Harvey in household of Richard Harvey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marjorie M Edwards in household of Guthrie W Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjorie F Edwards in household of Guthrie W Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"

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