Margaret E. Wunder

7 May 1902–4 April 1999 (Age 96)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret E.

When Margaret E. Wunder was born on 7 May 1902, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Agustus Wunder, was 28 and her mother, Martha Irwin Wanner, was 20. She married Morgan Williams Edwards on 22 September 1926, in Valley Forge, Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 4 April 1999, in Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 96.

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Morgan Williams Edwards
Margaret E. Wunder
Marriage: 22 September 1926

Spouse and Children

22 September 1926
Valley Forge, Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

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. 

Age 27

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who performed wonders, from German Wunder ‘miracle’, Middle High German wunderære. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin. The German name can also be from a nickname for a curious or inquisitive person, from Middle High German wunder ‘curiosity’, ‘astonishment’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margeret E Edwards in household of Morgan W Edwards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret E Edwards in household of Morgan W Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Wunder in household of John Wunder, "United States Census, 1920"

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