Polly Edwards

about 1789–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Edwards was born about 1789, in Virginia, United States, her father, Senator John Henry "Gentleman" Edwards, was 41 and her mother, Susannah Wroe, was 41.

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Senator John Henry "Gentleman" Edwards
1748–1837
Susannah Wroe
1748–1833
Elizabeth Edwards
1769–1824
John Edwards
1769–1852
Wroe Edwards
1770–
Amos Edwards
1772–1834
George Edwards
1775–
Nancy Edwards
1776–
Jane Edwards
1766–1847
Wroe Edwards
1777–
Mary Edwards
1785–1835
Susannah Reeder Edwards
1787–1848
Polly Edwards
1789–
Hayden Edwards
1771–1849
Benjamin W. Edwards
1780–1837
Gustavus Erixon Edwards
1789–1867

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World Events (3)

1789

Age 0

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · The United States Constitution

Age 0

Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 23

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

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

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

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