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Minnie Ethel Emery

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Taylor Twp., Greene, Indiana
Death: August 12, 1988 (92)
Bloomington, IN, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Sigel Emery and Minerva Jane Hardesty
Wife of Noah Thomas Edington
Mother of Charles Leonard Edington; Elmer Emery Edington; Eva Mae Edington; Geneva Ices Edington; Earl Kenneth Edington and 1 other
Sister of Jonas Walker Emery; Frances Mae Emery; Clarence Ovid Emery; William Arthur Emery; Albert Raymond Emery and 6 others

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Minnie Ethel Emery

22552b MINNIE ETHEL EMERY m. 3 Jan. 1917 Greene co., In. NOAH THOMAS EDINGTON b. 31 Mar. 1894 Greene co., In. d. 16 Aug. 1971 Bloomington, In. s/o Thomas L. and Martha (Williams) Edington. 

As a young man he went to Terre Haute, In. and was conductor on a street car line in that city. From there he went to Il. and worked on a farm helping to drain what then was swamp land. After he married he resided on a farm near Bloomfield, In.

They moved to Plainfield, In. and then to Lyons, In. where he became a deep coal miner working in the deep mines of that area. Then they finally moved to Bloomington, In. in approximately 1923-4 in an era which was called the roaring twenties. The old ways were changing rapidly.

Until this time women wore their hair in long braids. Charles remembers very well his mother getting her hair cut in a modern "Bob" and that his father didn't speak to her for several days.

In Bloomington he worked in a furniture factory. Then he worked in the limestone quarries where he ran an old "Sullivan", a steam operated machine to cut stone from the ground. He was assistant street commissioner of Bloomington for a number of years. 

She was nominated and awarded "Senior Citizen of the Year" by the Fairview Methodist Church for the year 1978. She is the past president of the war mothers of Bloomington and was quite active in a number of organizations. She d. 12 Aug. 1988 Bloomington and buried 15 Aug. 1988. Both are buried Valhalla memory Gardens.


*33021 CHARLES LEONARD EDINGTON b. 7 Nov. 1917 Greene co., In.
*33022 ELMER EMERY EDINGTON b. 17 Sep. 1919 Plainfield, In.
33023 EVA MAY EDINGTON b. 23 Oct. 1921 Lyons, Greene, In.
~33024 GENEVA ICES EDINGTON b. 19 Dec. 1923 Lyons, In.; d. Apr. 1924       Lyons, In.; buried 1st Prairie Chapel and later buried Valhalla Memorial       Cemetery
*33025 EARL KENNETH EDINGTON b. 24 Feb. 1925 Lyons, Greene, In.
*33026 NOAH JUNIOR EDINGTON b. 23 May 1927 Bloomington,Monroe, In.

Judith Elaine Burns, Revised Genealogical Records of Descendants of John Emery of Newbury, Massachuetts,The (1982, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md.)



2. Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns, Thomas Hardesty of Greene County, Indiana His Ancestors and Descendants, Transcript 1977- 200?. "

825 Emery, Minnie Ethel m. 3 Feb. 1917 Greene co., In. [Bk. 10 pg. 504] Edington, Noah Thomas (#436) d. 16 Aug. 1971 Bloomington, Monroe, In. She d. 12 Aug. 1988 Bloomington, Monroe, In. buried 15 Aug. 1988. Both buried there Valhalla Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Their children:

  • 1516* Edington, Charles Leonard b. 7 Nov. 1917 Greene co., In. [Bk. R-11 pg. 82]
  • 1517* Edington, Elmer Emery b. 17 Sep. 1919 Plainfield, Hendricks, In.
  • 1518* Edington, Eva May b. 23 Oct. 1921 Lyons, Greene, In.
  • 1519~ Edington, Geneva Ices b. 19 Dec. 1923 Lyons, Greene, In.; d. Apr. 1924 Lyons, Greene, In. buried 1st ?21? Apr. 1924 Prairie Chapel Cemetery then moved to Vahalla Memorial Gardens Cemetery Bloomington, Monroe, In.
  • 1520* Edington, Earl Kenneth b. 24 Feb. 1924 Lyons, Greene, In.
  • 1521* Edington, Noah Junior b. 23 May 1927."

3. alan,hardisty@sohoetechnology.co.uk, Alan Hardisty - Hardisty Family Tree, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=ahardist&id=I00624. "."

4. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996. * "Minnie Ethel EMERY (AFN: 73MS-BF) Pedigree

  • Sex: F Family
  • Event(s):
  • Birth: 5 Jan 1896 Taylor Twp, Greene, In
  • Parents: Father: Charles Sigal EMERY (AFN: 73MR-LN) Family Mother: Minerva Jane HARDESTY (AFN: 73MR-MT)
  • Marriage(s):
  • Spouse: Noah Thomas EDINGTON (AFN: 73MS-N5) Family
  • Marriage: 3 Jan 1917."

5. John Dean (Jack) Hardesty, William Hardesty descendants, http;//wiebsites.quincy.edu/~hardesty. "."


6. Greene County Indiana Record of Birth - Court Order Book Record - 3 Vols (194? - 195?), Bk. 2 pg. 499, Clerk of Greene County Circuit and Superior Court, Greene County Courthouse, 1 W. Main St., P.O. Box 229, Bloomfield, Indiana 47424.

"Certified Copy Court Order Book Record - - State of Indiana Greene County} ss: Date October 13, 1953 Comes now Minnie Ethel Edington and files a verified petition praying for Greene County Circuit Court to make and enter an order of record of the time and place of her birth.. The court having examined the evidence in support of said petition and being duly advised in the premises finds that the following facts should be entered of record in connection with said birth; as follows, viz: Full name Minnie Ethel Emery Date of Birth January 5, 1896 Palce of Birth Greene co. Ind. Color white Father's name Charles S. Emery birthplace Indiana Mother's maiden name Minerva Hardesty Birthplace Indiana Birthplace Indiana Number of child of family 5th. Physician or midwife __ And said facts having been established to the satisfaction of the court together with proof of publication the clerk of said court is hereby directed to record the same in accordance with law. Edwin B.Long. Judge of the Greene County Circuit Court. I Frankie Justus J.. Clerk of the Greene County Circuit Court, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and complete copy of the record of said court as regards the delayed recording of the birth above shown, as the same appears in this office in record #2 pg. at page 499. In witness whereto I hereby set my hand and affix the official seal of the Greene Circuit Court at Bloomfield, Indiana this 13, Day of October 1953 Frankie Justis Jr. Clerk of the Greene County Circuit Court."


8. Bloomington Herald-Telephone /Times. Edington Minnie 92 1988-08-12.

9. Social Security Death Index**.

  • "Minnie EDINGTON
  • Birth Date: 5 Jan 1896
  • Death Date: 12 Aug 1988
  • Social Security Number: 306-32-8380
  • State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Indiana."
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Minnie Ethel Emery's Timeline

January 5, 1896
Taylor Twp., Greene, Indiana
November 7, 1917
Age 21
Greene, indiana
September 17, 1919
Age 23
Plainfield, Hendricks, Indiana
October 23, 1921
Age 25
Lyons, Greene, Indiana
December 19, 1923
Age 27
Lyons, greene, Indiana
February 24, 1925
Age 29
Lyons, Greene county Indiana
August 12, 1988
Age 92
Bloomington, IN, USA
August 15, 1988
Age 92