Lucinda Adeline Edison

Brief Life History of Lucinda Adeline

When Lucinda Adeline Edison was born on 15 March 1806, in Easton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Edson, was 31 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Barnes, was 28. She married Ziba Bass Bryant on 16 March 1828, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 7 March 1883, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 76.

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Ziba Bass Bryant
Lucinda Adeline Edison
Marriage: 16 March 1828
Lucinda Adeline Bryant
Ellis Bryant
Ziba Hiram Bryant
Franklin Edson Bryant
Danville Foster Bryant
Henry Gifford Bryant
Albert Francis Bryant
William Ellis Bryant

Sources (21)

  • Lucinda Bryant, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leucinda, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1932"
  • Lucinda Bryant Edson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Ed(de) (a pet form of male and female names beginning with Ed-, such as Edwin , Edward , and Edith , all derived from Old English names beginning with ēad ‘prosperity’) + -son. Occasionally, the name may also be a shortened form of Middle English Edithson ‘son of Edith’, or come from the Middle English female personal name Edus (a pet form of Edith) + -son.

History: The inventor Thomas Alva Edison, born in 1847 in Milan, OH, came from a Canadian family first established in North America by John Edison, a loyalist during the American Revolution, who served under the British General Richard Howe and went into exile in NS, Canada, after the Revolutionary War.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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