Moses Pinkney Edwards

3 September 1875–9 November 1952 (Age 77)
Catawba, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Moses Pinkney

When Moses Pinkney Edwards was born on 3 September 1875, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States, his father, Miles Aaron Edwards, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Allen, was 34. He married Anna Beauford Wherry in 1899, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sherrills Ford, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1952. He died on 9 November 1952, in Mountain Creek Township, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Smyrna Church, Catawba, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Pinkney Edwards
Anna Beauford Wherry
Marriage: 1899
Flora Edwards
Willie Frances Edwards
Preston Wherry Edwards
Miles Orell Edwards
Mittie E Edwards
Ollie Edwards Brannon
Robert Hope Edwards
Freda Inez Huffman

Spouse and Children

Catawba, North Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Miles Aaron Edwards


    Sarah Elizabeth Allen




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 2

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Moses P Edwards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pink Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pinkney Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"

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