Lois Edgar

Lois Edgar (abt. 1891 - 1951)

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Lois Edgar
Born about in , , Iowa, United States of Americamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in New London, Henry County, Iowa, United States of Americamap
[children unknown]
Died in , , Iowa, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2010
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1900 census

Lois Edgar appears  in the 1900 United States Federal Census as a schoolgirl living with her parents and next door to a family of close cousins. Her father is a 35-year-old farmer who own his farm, mortgage-free.

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1900 census for Joseph and Sallie Edgar households
Name: Joseph W Edgar; Age: 35; Birth Date: Jan 1865; Birthplace: Iowa; Home in 1900: New London, Henry County, Iowa; Sheet Number: 5B; Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: ; 108; Family Number: 108; Race: White; Gender: Male; Head of House; Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Emma A Edgar; Marriage Year: 1890; Years Married: 10; Father's Birthplace: England; Mother's Birthplace: Ohio; Occupation: Farmer; Can Read: Yes; Can Write: Yes; Can Speak English: Yes; House Owned or Rented: O; Home Free or Mortgaged: F; Farm or House: F.
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph W Edgar 35
Emma A Edgar 32
Lois M Edgar 7[1]

From Findagrave.com

Lois Miriam Edgar Prickett
Birth: 17 Nov 1891 Iowa, USA; Death: 13 Jun 1951 Iowa, USA; Burial: Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA, Plot: Ca row 47 Memorial #: 80162634.
Bio: The Mt. Pleasant News, June 15, 1951, page 3; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa:Services for Mrs. James Prickett will be held at the residence east of Mt. Pleasan t Saturday afternoon (June 16, 1951) at 1:30. Burial will be at Forest Home cemetery. The Mt. Pleasant News, June 19, 1951; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa:Service Held For Mrs. Jas. Prickett. Lois Miriam, only child of Emma Hoopert and Joe W. Edgar, was born November 17, 1891, and died June 13, 1951, at the age of 59 years and 8 months.She was born on the farm where she had spent her entire life. She was married to James Prickett, September 11, 1918. No children were born to this union which was a great disappointment to both for they loved children. She was a member of Beulah Methodist Church and was active in church work -- serving as president of Ladies Aid -- Gospel Team Work and Sunday School teacher -- serving faithfully until her health failed. Her devotion to her aging parents endeared her to all. She will be sadly missed by husband, parents, other relatives, and her many friends. The funeral was held at the home at 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon June 16. Reverend Sydney E. Sterrett, pastor of the Mt. Pleasant circuit, officiated. The pallbearers were Cecil McGohan, J. J. Fitzpatrick, Robert Manlove, Clare Edgar, Milo McCabe and Walter Beattie. She is survived by her husband, James Pricket, and parents, Joseph Edgar and Emma Edgar, several nieces, nephews and a number of cousins.
Iowa Marriage Records, at Family Search:Name: James F. Prickett; Event: Marriage; Event Date: 10 September 1918; Event Place: Henry County, Iowa; Age: 32; Father: George A. Prickett; Mother: Mary Elzorn Belle Ferrel; Spouse: Lois M. Edgar; Spouse's Age: 26; Spouse's Father: Joseph W. Edgar; Spouse's Mother: Emma Hoopert.[2]
Family Members: Parents: Joseph W Edgar, 1865-1953; Emma A Hoopert Edgar, 1867-1952: Spouse: James Franklin Prickett, 1886-1964[3]


  1. 1900 Census, New London, Henry County, Iowa; Roll 436, Page 5B, Image 10 of 40, Enumeration District 0035, FHL microfilm 1240436, Ancestry.com. Transcription URL: https://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc=DTn2037&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&indiv=1&db=1900usfedcen&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=emma&gsfn_x=0&gsln=edgar&gsln_x=0&msbdy=1868&msbdy_x=1&msbpn__ftp=Iowa,%20USA&msbpn=18&msbpn_PInfo=5-%7C0%7C1652393%7C0%7C2%7C0%7C18%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C&msrpn__ftp=Iowa,%20USA&msrpn=18&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7C0%7C1652393%7C0%7C2%7C0%7C18%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C0%7C&MSAV=1&uidh=23h&pcat=35&fh=0&h=2105555&recoff=&ml_rpos=1. Image URL: https://www.ancestryheritagequest.com/interactive/7602/4119860_00797?pid=2105555&backurl=https://search.ancestryheritagequest.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DDTn2037%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3D1900usfedcen%26gss%3Dangs-d%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26gsfn%3Demma%26gsfn_x%3D0%26gsln%3Dedgar%26gsln_x%3D0%26msbdy%3D1868%26msbdy_x%3D1%26msbpn__ftp%3DIowa,%2520USA%26msbpn%3D18%26msbpn_PInfo%3D5-%257C0%257C1652393%257C0%257C2%257C0%257C18%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C%26msrpn__ftp%3DIowa,%2520USA%26msrpn%3D18%26msrpn_PInfo%3D5-%257C0%257C1652393%257C0%257C2%257C0%257C18%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C0%257C%26MSAV%3D1%26uidh%3D23h%26pcat%3D35%26fh%3D0%26h%3D2105555%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D1&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=DTn2037&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true. Accessed 16 Nov 2017 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.
  2. Film Number: 1750229; Digital Folder Number: 004322066; Image Number: 00463Find A Grave contributor DW Brumm.
  3. Mo and Dave Gates (46929143), "'Lois Miriam Edgar Prickett," Findagrave.com. Record added 9 Nov 2011. URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80162634/Lois-Miriam-Prickett. Accessed 13 Nov 2017 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.


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1900 census for Joseph and Sallie Edgar households
1900 census for Joseph and Sallie Edgar households


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