Edith May Harrington (1916 - 1922)

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Williamstown, Australia

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Williamstown, Australia

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Family

Father: Harrington Thomas Joseph Harrington
Mother: Alice May Nunn Harrington

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Middle name

May

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Martha Christine Marquardt Harrington

Martha Christine Marquardt Harrington

Billy Joe Harrington

Billy Joe Harrington

Billy L Harrington Family

Billy L Harrington Family

Jack Gordon Harrington

Jack Gordon Harrington

Archibald Donald Jones

Archibald Donald Jones

Harrington Children

Harrington Children

Jill Harrington Milas

Jill Harrington Milas

Stubbs family

Stubbs family

Marjorie R. Stubbs

Marjorie R. Stubbs

Stubbs Sisters c 1973

Stubbs Sisters c 1973

Lila Gertrude Harrington Applewhite

Lila Gertrude Harrington Applewhite

Arrington Family

Arrington Family

Peter R. Theer

Peter R. Theer

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Michael T Harrington Martha Christine Marquardt Harrington Billy Joe Harrington Billy L Harrington Family

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1916 - In the year that Edith May Harrington was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1918 - Edith was only 2 years old when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1920 - Edith was merely 4 years old when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

1921 - When she was only 5 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

1922 - In the year of Edith May Harrington's passing, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

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Edith May Harrington died in 1922 in Williamstown, Australia at 6 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Edith. She was born in 1916. She was born to Harrington Thomas Joseph Harrington and Alice May Nunn Harrington, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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