Margaret Edith Edmonson

1894–1974 (Age 80)
Stella, Newton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret Edith

When Margaret Edith Edmonson was born on 17 March 1894, in Stella, Newton, Missouri, United States, her father, Campbell Edmondson, was 45 and her mother, Theresa Margaret Speak, was 41. She married Thomas J Jessee about 1882, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Elk Horn Township, McDonald, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 August 1974, at the age of 80.

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Margaret Edith Edmonson
Thomas J Jessee
Lucy Jane Jessee

Spouse & Children



  • Lucy Jane Jessee


Parents & Siblings

  • Campbell Edmondson


  • Theresa Margaret Speak




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edmondson .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith Edmansan in household of Cuning Edmansan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie E Edmonson in household of Campbell Edmonson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Edith Edmonson - Government record: birth-name: Maggie Edith Edmondson

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