John Edwards

Arkansas, United States

The Life of John

When John Edwards was born in 1858, in Arkansas, United States, his father, David Edwards, was 46 and his mother, Mary Polly Smith, was 36. He lived in Mulberry Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 5, Delta, Texas, United States in 1880.

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David Edwards
Mary Polly Smith
Olive Edwards
Thomas Edwards
William Edwards
Jessie Agbert Edwards
Susanah Edwards
Margaret Eveline EDWARDS
John Edwards

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 12

Historical Boundaries: 1870: Delta, Texas, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Edwards in household of Thomas Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Household of Thomas Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Edwards in household of D Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"

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