David Edmond

Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of David

When David Edmond was born on 1 February 1889, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Edmond, was 41 and his mother, Martha Goodwin, was 36.

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John Edmond
Martha Goodwin
Charlotte Thomson Edmond
William Goodwin Edmond
Margaret Noble Edmond
Thomas Edmond
Martha Edmond
Margaret Edmond
John Edmond
Janet Warrington Edmond
David Edmond

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World Events (3)

1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 1

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: from the Middle English personal name Edmund (Old English Ēadmund), composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + mund ‘protection’. In medieval England and France the name was often bestowed in honor of the East Anglian King St. Edmund the Martyr (died 869 ), who was killed by pagan Danish invaders, and about whom many legends grew up.

Possible Related Names

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

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