Edith Knisley

30 November 1896–19 May 1925 (Age 28)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Knisley was born on 30 November 1896, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Stanton Knisely, was 27 and her mother, Ruth Etta Mitchell, was 26. She lived in Benton Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 19 May 1925, in Paint Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Bainbridge, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stanton Knisely
Ruth Etta Mitchell
Elisha Knisely
Alma May Knisely
Inez Knisley
Edith Knisley
Agnes Knisley
Fullie Kinsley
Susie Knisley
Sally Knisley

Parents and Siblings


    Ruth Etta Mitchell




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 10

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

Respelling of Knüsli, Swabian-Alemannic (Swiss), from a diminutive of Knaus .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edith Kuisley in household of Stanton Kuisley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Knisley, "Find A Grave Index"

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