George M. Edwards

1841–24 April 1911 (Age 70)
Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of George M.

When George M. Edwards was born in 1841, in Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Pierpont Edwards, was 29 and his mother, Lucinda Williams, was 28. He married Mary Cook on 26 April 1876, in Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Birch Run, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 24 April 1911, in Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70.

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George M. Edwards
Mary Cook
Marriage: 26 April 1876

Spouse and Children

26 April 1876
Genesee, Genesee, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Pierpont Edwards


    Lucinda Williams




    Aaron C. Edwards



    Elizabeth Edwards


    Lydia Marinda Edwards


    Lois Edwards


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 6

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • George W Edwards in household of Pierpoint Edwards, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • George Edwards in household of Pierpont Edwards, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Geo W Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"

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