Joseph Holland Eidson

Male15 November 1802–11 February 1880

Brief Life History of Joseph Holland

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.

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Joseph Holland Eidson
Jane Arthur Eidson
William H Eidson
Margaret Permelia Eidson
Joseph B. Eidson
Jane N. Eidson
Charles Pinkney Eidson

Sources (7)

  • Joseph Edson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Edson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Joseph Eidson, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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World Events (8)


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 (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.

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

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