Loyd David Easton

Male16 August 1889–17 September 1911

Brief Life History of Loyd David

When Loyd David Easton was born on 16 August 1889, in Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, his father, Edward J Easton, was 27 and his mother, Kate M Ham, was 26. He lived in Harlem Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 17 September 1911, in Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Edward J Easton
1862–1937
Kate M Ham
1862–1943
Byron Walker Easton
1885–1963
Loyd David Easton
1889–1911
Boyd John Easton
1889–1956

Sources (7)

  • Svaga Easton in household of Edward Easton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Loyd D Easton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lloyd in entry for Byron Walker Easion, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 7

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England called Easton ‘the eastern village, estate, or manor’ (Berkshire, Cumberland, East Yorkshire, Hampshire, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Somerset, Wiltshire), as well as from Easton (Peeblesshire) or Easton near Bathgate (West Lothian) in Scotland. The name may also arise from any of the places called Easton which have different etymologies, in Devon, Essex, and Northamptonshire. Easton in Devon gets its first element from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ælfrīc (Old English ælf ‘elf’ + rīc ‘power’) or Athelrīc (Old English athel ‘noble’ + rīc ‘power’). Easton Neston in Northamptonshire arises from Old English Ēadstānestūn ‘settlement of Ēadstān’, a personal name composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity, riches’ + stān ‘stone’. Great and Little Easton in Essex are from the Old English personal name Æga + stān(as) ‘stone(s)’.

English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English (bi) este(n) tune (Old English be ēastan tūne), denoting someone who lived at the east end of a village, or from Middle English atte(n) este(n) tune ‘at (the place to) the east of the village’, a type of formation particular to Sussex. Compare Weston , Sutton , and Outen .

English: from the Middle English personal name Estan (Old English Ēadstān, from ēad ‘prosperity’ + stān ‘stone’).

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

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