Frank Whitchurch Edwards

1908–1925 (Age 16)
Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Whitchurch

When Frank Whitchurch Edwards was born on 26 October 1908, in Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles L. Edwards, was 34 and his mother, Mary Caroline Whitchurch, was 36. He lived in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 20 February 1925, in Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Richview, Washington, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles L. Edwards
Mary Caroline Whitchurch
Edna M Edwards
Reba Fae Edwards
Kenneth Edwards
Corinne G Edwards
Frank Whitchurch Edwards

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles L. Edwards


  • Mary Caroline Whitchurch




  • Edna M Edwards


  • Reba Fae Edwards


  • Kenneth Edwards


  • Corinne G Edwards


  • Male1908–1925Male

World Events (7)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 8

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Edwards in household of Charles Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Edwards in household of Charles L Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank W Edwards, "Find A Grave Index"

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