John Stephen Edwards

1 January 1853–17 January 1922 (Age 69)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of John Stephen

When John Stephen Edwards was born on 1 January 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Edwards, was 21 and his mother, Charlotte Stephens, was 32. He married Eltha Bishop Pratt on 2 August 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 January 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stephen Edwards
1853–1922
Eltha Bishop Pratt
1858–1928
Marriage: 2 August 1880
Eltha Mildred Edwards
1881–1961
John Paul Edwards
1883–1941
Orson Stephen Edwards
1884–1919
Myrtle Edwards
1890–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1880
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • John Edwards in household of George Thurgood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John S Edwards in household of John Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"

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