When Joseph Holland Eidson was born on 15 November 1802, in Virginia, United States, his father, Barnabus Arthur Eidson, was 33 and his mother, Parmelia Patterson, was 29. He married Elizabeth Summers about 1830, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Swan Township, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 11 February 1880, in Vinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Smock, Hocking, Ohio, United States.
English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): variant of Edison . This form of the surname is comparatively rare in Britain.
History: Edward Eidson is recorded in VA in 1706.