Pellie H Edwards

29 September 1874–22 February 1940 (Age 65)
Selma, Dallas, Alabama, United States

The Life of Pellie H

When Pellie H Edwards was born on 29 September 1874, in Selma, Dallas, Alabama, United States, her father, Seaborn Aycock Edwards, was 39 and her mother, Mary A Mahan, was 34. She married James Frederick Gibson on 1 March 1893, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Childress, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Midland, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 22 February 1940, in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Childress Cemetery, Childress, Childress, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Frederick Gibson
Pellie H Edwards
Marriage: 1 March 1893
Clara Ellen Gibson
Pellie Lee Gibson
Mary Turner Gibson
James Murphy Gibson
Laura Alma Gibson
Mildred Blanche Gibson
Minnie Elizabeth Gibson
Arthur Edward "Buddy" Gibson

Spouse and Children

1 March 1893
Texas, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Henrietta Mary Edwards


    Carrie Edwards


    Allie Edwards


    Minnie Edwards


    Laura Edwards


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 20

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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)

  • Pollie Edwards in household of Seaborn A Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pellie H Gibson in household of Jos F Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pelly H Gibson in household of James F Gibson, "United States Census, 1930"

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