Edna Harvetta Kennedy

16 July 1892–17 November 1964 (Age 72)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna Harvetta

When Edna Harvetta Kennedy was born on 16 July 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, George Henry Mitchell, was 36 and her mother, Lucilla Bacon, was 26. She died on 17 November 1964, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillside, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Mitchell
Lucilla Bacon
Eva Mitchell
Ethal M Mitchell
Edna Harvetta Kennedy
Myrtle Edith Mitchell
Everett George Mitchell
Elsworth J Mitchell

Parents and Siblings

    George Henry Mitchell


    Lucilla Bacon





    Ethal M Mitchell



    Myrtle Edith Mitchell


    Everett George Mitchell


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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Mitchell in household of George Mitchell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edna H Mitchell in household of George H Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edna Harvetta Kennedy, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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