Edythe Quisenberry

1897–1980 (Age 83)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Edythe

When Edythe Quisenberry was born on 15 March 1897, in Missouri, United States, her father, Kelly Wright Quisenberry, was 24 and her mother, Josie A. Null, was 24. She married Richard Maddox on 18 October 1913, in Callaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died in April 1980, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 83.

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Edythe Quisenberry
Richard Maddox
Marriage: 18 October 1913
Rose Maxine Maddox

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18 October 1913
Callaway, Missouri, United States


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Christenberry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith F Fisher in household of Ernest R Fisher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith F Quissenbury in household of F Quissenbury, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edythe Quesenberry in household of Kelley Quesenberry, "United States Census, 1910"

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