Aquila Priscilla Edwards

1 July 1853–1917 (Age 63)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Aquila Priscilla

When Aquila Priscilla Edwards was born on 1 July 1853, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Joseph Ransom Edwards, was 45 and her mother, Erie Snow Harvey, was 32. She married J A Watson on 11 November 1884, in Hays, Texas, United States. She lived in Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1860. She died in 1917, in Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Jacobs Well Cemetery, Wimberley, Hays, Texas, United States.

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Aquila Priscilla Edwards
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World Events (8)


Age 8

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 8

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 17

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

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)

  • Equilla Edwards in household of Joseph R Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aquila Blane in household of Joseph Edwards, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Precilla Howard, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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