Frances M. A. Eads

Monroe, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Frances M. A.

When Frances M. A. Eads was born in 1840, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Andrew Jackson Eads, was 23 and her mother, Rachael Kelly, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Andrew Jackson Eads
Rachael Kelly
Martha L. Eads
Frances M. A. Eads
Frederick Eads
Thomas B Eads
William Eads
Charlotte Eads
Cynthia Elizabeth Kelly
Jane Eads
Charles Levi Elisha Tucker Eads
Lucretia F Eads
Mary Josephine Eads

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World Events (3)

Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Age 23
"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Frances M A Edes in household of Andrew L Edes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Monroe County Births "E" for Frances M Eads

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