Edgar G McArthur

Male4 March 1855–9 September 1922

Brief Life History of Edgar G

When Edgar G McArthur was born on 4 March 1855, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, his father, Gabriel Abram McArthur, was 37 and his mother, Elisabeth Glaspell, was 40. He married Julia Hendrickson on 5 March 1879, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pleasant Valley, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1910 and South Fork Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1920. He died on 9 September 1922, in Maquoketa, Jackson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States.

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Edgar G McArthur
Julia Hendrickson
Marriage: 5 March 1879
Mammie McArthur

Sources (15)

  • Edgard McArthur in household of Elizabeth McArthur, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edgar McArthur, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Edgar G McArthur, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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  • Marriage
    5 March 1879Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 2

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 20

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artair, ‘son of Arthur’ (see Arthur ).

    History: Clan Arthur is a Highland Scottish clan traditionally associated with lands on the northern shores of Loch Awe. In 1427 the chief of the clan was one of several Highland chiefs executed for treason by King James I; it is said that the clan never recovered. As a matter of fact, there were several different Highland families and septs of other clans bearing the name Mac Artair.

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

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