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Edna May Page

Female 1894 - 1972


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  • Name  Edna May Page  [1, 2
    Born  4 Jul 1894  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa State Census  1895  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Edna M. Paige (sic), age 0, female, born in Des Moines County, Iowa
    Census  1900  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Edna Page, daughter, white, female, born in July 1894, age 5, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Census  1910  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Edna M. Page, daughter, female, white, age 16, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation none, could read, could write, attended school since September 1909
    Iowa State Census  1915  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Card Number: A514, female, widowed, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 20, Edna M. Page, age 20, Des Moines County, post office address: 1151 Ash Street, Burlington, Ward 1, occupation button cutter, months unemployed in 1914: 2, total earnings in 1914: $400, extent of education in grammar school: 4, birth place: Iowa, did not own home or farm, church affiliation Methodist, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: Iowa, signed by assessor: E. W. Bloomer
    Research  1915  [8
    • According to the Iowa state census of 1915, she was "widowed," but still using the surname "Page."
    City Directory  1916/1917  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    McCoy's Burlington, West Burlington, and Des Moines County Directory 
    • Miss Edna M. Page, works Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 1151 Ash.
    Census  1920  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Edna May Shields, wife, female, white, age 25, married, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation none
    Iowa State Census  1925  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Edna Shields, wife, female, white, age 29, married, number of years in the U.S.: 29, number of years in Iowa: 29, attended grade school, state highest grade (1-8): 7, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: Walter Page, father's birthplace: Iowa, father's age at last birthday: 50, name of mother: Sophia Johnson, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 49, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, occupation involved with domestic/personal services, church affiliation: Methodist
    Census  1930  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Edna Shields, wife, female, white, age 35, married, age at first marriage 23, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Jan 1967  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence  Jan 1969  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Died  3 Oct 1972  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 14
    Obituary  4 Oct 1972  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mrs. Edna M. Shields, 78, of 1714 Lincoln, died in St. Francis hospital at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday, October 3.

      A native of Burlington, Mrs. Shields was born July 4, 1894, the daughter of Walter and Sophia Johnson Page. She married William L. Shields in Burlington on April 12, 1918; he died January 16, 1957.

      Mrs. Shields was a member of Bethany Lutheran church.

      Surviving: Son, Harry L. Page of Burlington. A memorial fund has been established at Bethany church.

      Funeral: Prugh's Chapel at 3:30 Thursday, Reverend Walter E. Lack; Memorial Park cemetery.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Edna Shields; born: 4 July 1894; died: October 1972; last residence: 52601 (Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  5 Oct 1972  Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, West Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I964  All Families
    Last Modified  20 Feb 2014 

    Father  Henry Walter "Walter" Page,   b. 21 Jun 1873, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1939 
    Mother  Sophia May "Sophie" Johnson,   b. 4 Aug 1873, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 22 Mar 1939 
    Alt. Marriage  Between 1892 and 1893  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 15
    Alt. Marriage  Between 1892 and 1893  [6
    Married  28 Feb 1894  Kossuth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Walter Page; Groom's Birth Date: 1873; Groom's Birthplace: Washington, Iowa; Groom's Age: 21; Bride's Name: Sophia Johnson; Bride's Birth Date: 1873; Bride's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Age: 21; Marriage Date: 28 February 1894; Marriage Place: Kossuth, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Brady Page; Groom's Mother's Name: Sara J. Smith; Bride's Father's Name: Samuel Johnson; Bride's Mother's Name: Hannah Hansen; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Groom's Previous Wife's Name: (nothing); Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Previous Husband's Name: (nothing); Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02688-8; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1682755; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  1898  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    1126 Osborn 
    Residence  Between 1904 and 1907  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Walter and Sophie's daughter Maria L. Page was born in Illinois in 1905. It seems they lived in Illinois for about three years from about 1904-1907.
    City Directory  1908/1909  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    McCoy's Burlington, West Burlington, and Des Moines County Directory 
    • Henry W. Page, wife Sophia, worked at Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 1326 Griswold.
    City Directory  1916/1917  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    McCoy's Burlington, West Burlington, and Des Moines County Directory 
    • H. Walter Page, wife Sophia, machinist hd Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 1151 Ash.
    City Directory  1920/1921  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Walter Page (wife Sophia), foreman, residence 1151 Ash.
    City Directory  1926  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Walter H. Page (wife Sophie), works at Mississippi Pearl Button, residence 1008 Ash.
    City Directory  1928  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • H. Walter Page (wife Sophia M.), station engineer Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 1008 Oak.
    City Directory  1930  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • H. Walter Page (Sophia M.), engineer, Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 935 North 7th.
    City Directory  1935  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Walter H. Page (wife Sophie M.). factory Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 1724 Sunnyside Avenue.
    City Directory  1937  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    The Baldwin Burlington, Iowa, ConSurvey Directory, Master Edition 
    • Walter H. Page (wife Sophia M), engineer Mississippi Pearl Button Company, home 1724 Sunnyside.
    City Directory  1938  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Walter H. Page (wife Sophia M.), engineer Mississippi Pearl Button Company, residence 208 South Gertrude.
    Family ID  F47  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Harry LeRoy Emerson,   b. 4 Jul 1892, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1911 
    Married  Y  [10
    _STAT  Bef 1915 
    Children 
     1. Harry LeRoy "Bud" Page,   b. 11 Sep 1911, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1990, La Belle, Lewis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F7114  Group Sheet

    Family 2  William Lewis Shields,   b. 18 Mar 1896, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1957 
    Alt. Marriage  12 Apr 1916  [14
    Married  12 Apr 1918  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 16
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: William L. Shields; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Name: Edna May Page; Bride's Birth Date: 1895; Bride's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Age: 23; Marriage Date: 12 April 1918; Marriage Place: Burlington; Groom's Father's Name: Thos. J. Shields; Groom's Mother's Name: Minnie Kohl; Bride's Father's Name: H. W. Page; Bride's Mother's Name: Sophia Johnson; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86820-8; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1682870; Reference Number: 2:3Z0T9WN
    Residence  1920  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1714 Lincoln 
    City Directory  1920/1921  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Elna), plumber 410 North Main, residence 847 North.
    City Directory  1926  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Elna), steam fitter C. G. Bosch Company, residence 847 North.
    City Directory  1928  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), steam fitter C. G. Bosch Company, residence 1433 Thul (this was a family home? he lived there in the second decade of the 1900s).
    City Directory  1930  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), plumber Bosch Company, residence 1433 Thul.
    City Directory  1935  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [30
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (Edna M.), plumber Bosch Company, residence 1714 Lincoln.
    City Directory  1937  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [31
    The Baldwin Burlington, Iowa, ConSurvey Directory, Master Edition 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), plumber Charles G. Bosch Company and secretary of the Plumbers and Steamfitters No. 212, householder at 1714 Lincoln, telephone 4378.
    City Directory  1938  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), plumber, householder 1714 Lincoln, telephone 3847J.
    City Directory  1945  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna M.), plumber Burlington Plumbing & Heating Company, householder 1714 Lincoln.
    City Directory  1947  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [33
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), plumber, Burlington Plumbing & Heating Company, householder 1714 Lincoln Avenue.
    City Directory  1951  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [34
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • William L. Shields (wife Edna), plumber Burlington Plumbing & Heating Company, householder 1714 Lincoln.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F513  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries, Deaths, Funerals
    The Obituary of Edna May (Page) Shields
    The Obituary of Edna May (Page) Shields
    Edna May Page, born July 4, 1894, in Burlington, Iowa, was the oldest child of Henry "Walter" Page and Sophia May "Sophie" Johnson. Edna had a son, Harry Page, from a relationship with Harry L. Emerson, and later married William Lewis Shields (1896-1957), the son of Thomas John Shields and Minnie Anna Kohl. Edna died October 3, 1972, in Burlington. She is buried at the Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.

  • Sources 
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      Burlington city, Ward 2, East Precinct, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 5; supervisor's district: 90, sheet number: 4A, page number: 40; enumeration date: January 3 and 5, 1920

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index.

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