Edgar Sessions

25 March 1843–28 March 1934 (Age 91)
Johnsonville, Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edgar

When Edgar Sessions was born on 25 March 1843, in Johnsonville, Wayne, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Brody Sessions, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Haws, was 20. He married Sylvia Louise Bentley on 7 September 1883, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900 and Arizona, United States in 1912. He died on 28 March 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Sessions
1843–1934
Sylvia Louise Bentley
1854–1944
Marriage: 7 September 1883
Taylor Bentley Sessions
1884–1921
Martha Louise Sessions
1887–1976
Cecilia Olive Sessions
1890–1896
Alma Preston Sessions
1893–1939

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1883Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 7
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 24
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Soissons (Aisne, northern France), named for the Gaulish tribe who once inhabited the area, and whose name is recorded in Latin documents in the form Suessiones, of uncertain derivation.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sessums
    Sessom
    Sessoms
    Sessum
    Session

    Story Highlight

    Edgar Sessions

    Edgar Session Son of Thomas Boady Sessions and Sarah T. Haws Edgar was born March 25, 1843, during stormy weather near Johnsonville, Wayne County, Illinois. His parents were living in their neat littl …

    Sources (26)

    • Edgar Sessions, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Edgar Sessions, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edgar Sessions, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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