Fannie Olivia "Olive" Edwards

22 November 1860–7 May 1943 (Age 82)
Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of Fannie Olivia "Olive"

When Fannie Olivia "Olive" Edwards was born on 22 November 1860, in Christiansburg, Montgomery, Virginia, United States, her father, William Sommerville Edwards, was 26 and her mother, Lucinda Frances Trone, was 20. She married Dr. Chase PALMER on 25 November 1895. She lived in Magisterial District 7, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1910. She died on 7 May 1943, at the age of 82, and was buried in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Dr. Chase PALMER
Fannie Olivia "Olive" Edwards
Marriage: 25 November 1895

Spouse and Children

25 November 1895

Parents and Siblings

    William Sommerville Edwards


    Lucinda Frances Trone




World Events (8)

1861 · Baltimore Riot of 1861

Age 1

"On April 19, 1861, the Baltimore riot took place on Pratt Street. A combination of antiwar """"Copperhead"""" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania militia ran into each other at President Street Station and ended at Camden Street Station. This was the first bloodshed of the American Civil War."

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Olive E. Palmer in household of Chase Palmer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olive Palmer in household of Chase Palmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • F Olivia Edwards in household of William S Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"

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