Edith May Henby

8 June 1884–18 July 1963 (Age 79)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Edith May

When Edith May Henby was born on 8 June 1884, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Oscar J Henby, was 23 and her mother, Ruth Eleanor Gibson, was 26. She married Maurice Elmer Churchill on 4 April 1917, in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Fairview Township, Dawson, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 18 July 1963, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Elmer Churchill
Edith May Henby
Marriage: 4 April 1917
Velma M. Churchill
Dorothy M. Churchill

Spouse and Children

4 April 1917
Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States


    Velma M. Churchill


    Dorothy M. Churchill


Parents and Siblings


    Ruth Eleanor Gibson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 6

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, presumably named with Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’ and an unexplained first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith M Hensley in household of F A Hensley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith M Churchill in household of Maurice E Churchill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Churchill in household of Morris E Churchill, "United States Census, 1920"

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