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
1856–1920
Lucilla Bacon
1865–1941
Eva Mitchell
1879–1961
Ethal M Mitchell
1888–
Edna Harvetta Kennedy
1892–1964
Myrtle Edith Mitchell
1896–
Everett George Mitchell
1898–
Elsworth J Mitchell
1900–1953

Parents and Siblings

    George Henry Mitchell

    Male1856–1920Male

    Lucilla Bacon

    Female1865–1941Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1879–1961Female

    Ethal M Mitchell

    Female1888–Female

    Female1892–1964Female

    Myrtle Edith Mitchell

    Female1896–Female

    Everett George Mitchell

    Male1898–Male

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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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