Lucy Birdie Edmonson

1898–2001 (Age 103)
Morgan, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lucy Birdie

When Lucy Birdie Edmonson was born on 6 February 1898, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Charles Edmonson, was 42 and her mother, Louvinia Taylor, was 34. She married Walter Barrett Vest on 27 April 1919, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Hartselle, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 2001, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 103, and was buried in Danville, Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucy Birdie Edmonson
Walter Barrett Vest
Marriage: 27 April 1919
Roy Malcom Vest
Alvia Vest
Walter Vest
Evelyn Vest
Jane Laverne Vest
James B Vest
Donald Gene Vest

Spouse & Children

27 April 1919
Morgan, Alabama, United States


  • Male1920–1984Male

  • Alvia Vest


  • Walter Vest


  • Evelyn Vest


  • Jane Laverne Vest


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Edmonson


  • Louvinia Taylor




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 28

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edmondson .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Birdie Vest in household of Walter Vest, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Birdie Vest in household of Walter Vest, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Birdie L Vest in household of Walter B Vest, "United States Census, 1930"

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