Robert Lee Edwards

27 April 1894–1 January 1958 (Age 63)
, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Edwards was born on 27 April 1894, his father, Richard Jefferson Edwards, was 23 and his mother, Ollie Virginia Caudill, was 12. He married Ella Mae Hampton on 26 December 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 1 January 1958, in Sparta, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63.

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Robert Lee Edwards
Ella Mae Hampton
Marriage: 26 December 1917
Robert Page Edwards

Spouse and Children

26 December 1917


    Robert Page Edwards


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Lee Edwards in household of Jeff Edward, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Edwards in household of Jefferson Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Lee Edwards in entry for Robert Page Edwards and Opal Geneva Hartgrove, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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