John S. Edwards

November 1876–
Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John S.

When John S. Edwards was born in November 1876, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States, his father, John C. Edwards, was 30 and his mother, Martha Ann Stillwell, was 23.

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John C. Edwards
Martha Ann Stillwell
James S. Edwards
Lydia M. Edwards
John S. Edwards
Florence H. Edwards

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • John S Edwards in household of John C Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John S. Edwards, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Johns. Edwards, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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