Anderson H. Edwards

1826–1904 (Age 77)
Columbus, Polk, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Anderson H.

When Anderson H. Edwards was born on 15 September 1826, in Columbus, Polk, North Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin B. Edwards, was 38 and his mother, Susannah Whitesides, was 31. He married Martha " Mattie" Mills about 1863. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greens Creek Township, Polk, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 August 1904, at the age of 77, and was buried in Green Creek, Polk, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anderson H. Edwards
1826–1904
Martha " Mattie" Mills
1838–1924
Marriage: about 1863
Teanriff Canoda "TC" Jerome Edwards
1864–1947
Robert Leland Churchill Edwards
1872–1957
Gleason Benjamin Fredrick Edwards
1876–1963
Queen Victoria Susan Elizabeth Edwards
1881–1971

Spouse & Children

  • Male1826–1904Male

  • Martha " Mattie" Mills

    Female1838–1924Female

MARRIAGE
about 1863
Greenville, SC
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 4

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 27

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anderson H Edward in household of Benjamin P Edward, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anderson H Edwards in entry for Queen Victoria Edwards Greenway, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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