Edna Georgiana Steidtmann

#5898, b. 9 Jul 1878, d. 6 Apr 1955
Last Edited:7 Feb 2017
FatherCharles Fredrick Steidtmann Jr.1 b. 17 Jul 1839, d. 23 Nov 1915
MotherJulia Catherine Fulda1 b. 11 Sep 1842, d. 10 Apr 1907

Children of Edna Georgiana Steidtmann and William Hugh Murray Jr.

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthEdna Georgiana Steidtmann was born on 9 Jul 1878 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on Tchoupitoulas Street between Lyon and Upper Line streets.2
Census1880, daughterEdna Steidtmann (given age 1) was enumerated as a daughter of C. Steidtmann (given age 40) on the 1880 Census, living at 1593 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
Residence, Moved-childrenWhen she was about 16 years old, which would have been about 1894, Edna Georgiana Steidtmann moved with her family to Springfield, LA.4
Marriage LicenseShe and William Murray Jr. obtained a marriage license in Nov 1898 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.5
MarriageEdna Steidtmann married William Murray Jr., son of William Hugh Murray and Frances Armilda Hillerman, on 7 Nov 1898 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.5,6
Census1900Edna Murray (given age 21) was enumerated as the wife of Wm. Hugh Murray (given age 22) on the 1900 Census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.7
Census1910Edna Murray (given age 31) was enumerated as the wife of Hugh Murray (given age 32) on the 1910 Census, living at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.8
DraftRegEdna Murray was living with her husband in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, on 11 Sep 1918, at the time of his World War I draft registration.9
Census1920Edna Murray (given age 41) was enumerated as the wife of W. H. Murray (given age 41) on the 1920 Census, living at Wadesboro Road at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.10
Census1930Edna G. Murray (given age 51) was enumerated as the wife of William Murray Jr. (given age 51) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.11
Census1940Edna Murray (given age 62) and his wife, W. Hugh Murray (given age 62) appeared on the 1940 census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. They owned their home, which was valued at $200, the same home in which they were living in 1935.12
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 75, when her husband, William Hugh, died suddenly of a heart attack on 10 Sep 1953 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.13
DeathEdna Georgiana Murray died at age 76 of a heart attack, on 6 Apr 1955 at Wiginton Memorial Hospital in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,6
BurialShe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,14

Citations:

  1. [S672] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  2. [S881] LA. Orleans Parish. New Orleans Birth Records, 1790-1899. LA State Archives, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  3. [S248] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S355] Leona Bjorkgren, interview. Sep 1975.
  5. [S271] Orleans Parish Marriage Records Database. Website. Online http://www.sos.louisiana.gov
  6. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  7. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  10. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  12. [S740] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  13. [S671] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  14. [S357] Wetmore Cemetery. Tangipahoa, LA, USA. Headstone.
  15. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.