Edith Caroline Dula

23 August 1846–15 January 1926 (Age 79)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edith Caroline

When Edith Caroline Dula was born on 23 August 1846, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Harrison Harvey Dula, was 29 and her mother, Cynthia Triplett, was 29. She married William Henry Harrison Anderson on 5 November 1865, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Yadkin Valley, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Lower Creek Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 15 January 1926, in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Anderson
Edith Caroline Dula
Marriage: 5 November 1865
Alice Virginia Anderson
Lindsey Bryant Anderson
Carrie Gertrude Anderson
William Jones Anderson
Alphus Kelly Anderson
Joe Coleman Anderson Sr
Wade Cloyd Anderson
Leila Mae Anderson
Mollie Lou Anderson

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Harrison Anderson



5 November 1865
Wake, North Carolina, United States


    Alice Virginia Anderson


    Lindsey Bryant Anderson


    Carrie Gertrude Anderson



    Alphus Kelly Anderson


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 7

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Polish: nickname from gdula, dula ‘pear’ or ‘quince’.2 Polish: derivative of Dul .3 Slovak: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eda C Anderson in household of William H Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eda C Anderson in household of William H Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edney Duly in household of Harrison Duly, "United States Census, 1850"

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