Edna Campbell

Female3 January 1897–22 December 1986

Brief Life History of Edna

Edna Campbell was born on 3 January 1897, in Kansas, United States. She married Bijah G Smith on 8 August 1917, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 48 Camas 2, Clark, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 22 December 1986, in Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Bijah G Smith
1895–1979
Edna Campbell
1897–1986
Marriage: 8 August 1917
Katherine Lorraine Smith
1922–2000
Almyra J Smith
1926–2014

Sources (10)

  • Edna Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edna Campbell - Published information: birth-name: Edna Campbell
  • A Edna Campbell, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1917Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    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.

    1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

    Age 2

    Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 26

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. As a result of folk etymology, the surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .

    Irish (North Armagh): adopted for Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ (literally ‘battle chief’): see Caulfield and Cowell .

    English: variant of Camel , under the influence of the Scottish name (see 1 above).

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

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