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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Family Time Line

Thomas Edwards
1775–1821
Diadema Holtzclaw
1780–1821
Marriage: 16 January 1800
Letticia Elizabeth Edwards
1798–
Thomas Edwards
1811–
William H. Edwards
1814–
Robert Edwards
1818–
Diadema Edwards
1819–
Son Edwards
1800–
James Edwards
1805–
Margaret Ann Edwards
1813–1864

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Edwards

    Male1775–1821Male

    Female1780–1821Female

MARRIAGE
16 January 1800
Nelson, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Letticia Elizabeth Edwards

    Female1798–Female

    Son Edwards

    Male1800–Male

    Male1805–Male

    Thomas Edwards

    Male1811–Male

    Margaret Ann Edwards

    Female1813–1864Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+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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