Joseph Holland Eidson

15 November 1802–11 February 1880 (Age 77)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Holland

When Joseph Holland Eidson was born on 15 November 1802, in Virginia, United States, his father, Barnabus Arthur Eidson, was 32 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, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Smock, Hocking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Holland Eidson
1802–1880
Elizabeth Summers
1815–1836
Marriage: about 1830
Sarah Ann Edison
1831–1911
James E. Eidson
1834–1898
Elizabeth A. Eidson
1836–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1830
Iredell, North Carolina, United States
children

(3)

    Sarah Ann Edison

    Female1831–1911Female

    James E. Eidson

    Male1834–1898Male

    Elizabeth A. Eidson

    Female1836–1918Female

Parents and Siblings

    Barnabus Arthur Eidson

    Male1770–1845Male

    Parmelia Patterson

    Female1773–1850Female

siblings

(10)

    John Eidson

    Male1793–1839Male

    James S Eidson

    Male1795–1810Male

    Edward Eidson

    Male1797–Male

    Robert Lee Eidson

    Male1799–1860Male

    Male1802–1880Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 10

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 22

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

English or Scottish: patronymic, perhaps a variant of Addison , from a pet form of Adam . Compare Edson , Eade .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Edson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Eidson, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Joseph Edson in entry for Elizabeth Earnheart, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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