Edward Orton Willoughby

16 August 1874–15 October 1934 (Age 60)
Madison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward Orton

When Edward Orton Willoughby was born on 16 August 1874, in Madison, Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew J Willoughby, was 34 and his mother, Mary E Knox, was 28. He married Bessie E. Angel on 4 January 1900, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. He lived in Butler Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 15 October 1934, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edward Orton Willoughby
Anna Christina Jansen
Marriage: 24 January 1910
Edward Orton Willoughby

Spouse and Children

24 January 1910
Hamilton, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew J Willoughby


    Mary E Knox




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places called Willoughby, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Warwickshire. They are named from an Old English wilig ‘willow’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’, or perhaps in some cases from wilig + Old English bēag ‘ring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward O Willoughby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward O Willoughby in household of And J Willoughby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward O Angel in household of Thomas Angel, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.