George Archibald Edmonston

24 July 1878–30 March 1956 (Age 77)
Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Archibald

When George Archibald Edmonston was born on 24 July 1878, in Audrain, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Edmonston, was 54 and his mother, Nancy Ward Davis, was 39. He married Myrtle Elizabeth Sparks on 26 September 1906, in Kossuth, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 5 La Veta, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1910 and La Veta, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 30 March 1956, at the age of 77, and was buried in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Archibald Edmonston
Myrtle Elizabeth Sparks
Marriage: 26 September 1906
Dorothy Nancy Edmonston
Georgia Sparks Edmonston

Spouse and Children

26 September 1906
Kossuth, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Edmonston


    Nancy Ward Davis




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 3

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see Edmiston .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George A Edmonston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George A Edmonston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Archibald Edmonston, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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