Frank Thurman Edwards

1904–1969 (Age 65)
Pleasant View Township, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Thurman

When Frank Thurman Edwards was born on 6 February 1904, in Pleasant View Township, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Eleazor Burton Edwards, was 31 and his mother, Anna Cotral or Cottrell, was 31. He married Emma Margurite Sunderland about 1927, in Pleasant View Township, Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He died on 8 June 1969, in Blue Mound, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hall Cemetery, Blue Mound, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Thurman Edwards
Emma Margurite Sunderland
Marriage: about 1927
Marjorie E Edwards
Betty Eleanor Edwards
Anna Lou Edwards
Lillian Fern Edwards
Carl Thurman Edwards
Doris Maxine Edwards
Sandra Lee Edwards
Karen S Edwards

Spouse & Children

about 1927
Pleasant View Township, Macon, Illinois, United States


  • Marjorie E Edwards


  • Betty Eleanor Edwards


  • Anna Lou Edwards


  • Female1932–1958Female

  • Carl Thurman Edwards


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Harry Lawrence Cottrell


  • Male1904–1969Male

  • James Wilson Edwards


  • Emery Albert Edwards


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Edwards in household of E B Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Edwards in household of Bert Edwards, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank T Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"

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