Eileen Sexton

6 August 1899–8 January 1986 (Age 86)
Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA

The Life of Eileen

Eileen Sexton was born on 6 August 1899. She died on 8 January 1986, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hillside, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Eileen Sexton
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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a sexton or churchwarden, from Middle English sexteyn ‘sexton’ (Old French secrestein, from Latin sacristanus).2 Irish (Munster and midlands): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seastnáin‘descendant of Seastnán, Seasnán’, a personal name meaning ‘bodyguard’, from seasuighim ‘to resist’, ‘to defend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Social Security Death Index
  • U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current

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