Francis Albert Edmonds

Male24 September 1915–24 November 2002

Brief Life History of Francis Albert

When Francis Albert Edmonds was born on 24 September 1915, in McLouth, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, Albert Edmonds Jr., was 24 and his mother, Agnes Margaret Hassett, was 21. He married Agnes Helen Shepherd on 14 December 1941, in Macclenny, Baker, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Linwood, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States in 1950. He died on 24 November 2002, in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States.

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Francis Albert Edmonds
Agnes Helen Shepherd
Marriage: 14 December 1941
Edmund Edwin Edmonds

Sources (14)

  • Francis Edmonds, "United States 1950 Census"
  • F A Edmonds, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Francis A Edmonds, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1941Macclenny, Baker, Florida, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    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.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 12

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

    1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

    Age 23

    Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Edmond with genitival -s or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Courtship of Francis Albert Edmonds and Agnes Helen Shepherd

    Agnes Helen Shepherd was a young waitress when Francis Albert Edmonds came in for lunch with a couple of buddies. He was in the Navy and stationed nearby. She waited on them, thought he was cute and …

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