Edward John Addy

Brief Life History of Edward John

When Edward John Addy was born on 10 June 1895, in Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Addy, was 39 and his mother, Bessie Addy Pierce, was 32. He married Cecelia Johanna Fechter on 12 March 1918, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Silver Lake Township, Dickinson, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Diamond Lake Township, Dickinson, Iowa, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 27 November 1986, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Marcus-Amherst Cemetery, Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa, United States.

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Edward John Addy
1895–1986
Cecelia Johanna Fechter
1894–1983
Marriage: 12 March 1918
Carolyn Lee Addy
1921–2001

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  • Edward Addy, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Edward John Addy, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Edward J. Addy, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Addy, a pet form of Adam .

Irish and Manx: from a shortened form of Mac Ádaidh ‘son of Ádadh’, a Gaelic form of the personal name Adam .

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

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