Diadema Holtzclaw

about 1780–about 1821 (Age 41)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Diadema

When Diadema Holtzclaw was born about 1780, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, James Holtzclaw, was 35 and her mother, Bethia Russell, was 35. She married Thomas Edwards on 16 January 1800, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died about 1821, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 41.

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Thomas Edwards
Diadema Holtzclaw
Marriage: 16 January 1800
Letticia Elizabeth Edwards
Thomas Edwards
William H. Edwards
Robert Edwards
Diadema Edwards
Son Edwards
James Edwards
Margaret Ann Edwards

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Edwards



16 January 1800
Nelson, Kentucky, United States


    Letticia Elizabeth Edwards


    Son Edwards



    Thomas Edwards


    Margaret Ann Edwards


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 12

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzklau, which translates into modern German as ‘wood thief’, but is probably a nickname for someone who gathered wood, from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + a derivative of klūben ‘to pick up’, ‘gather’, ‘steal’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Doma Holsclaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Doma Holsclaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Dama Holsclaw, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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