Edward Smith Sewall

4 October 1876–17 April 1953 (Age 76)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Smith

When Edward Smith Sewall was born on 4 October 1876, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Oliver Henry Sewell, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Miller, was 43. He married Elizabeth Pitzer on 14 December 1911, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Lackawannock Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years and Bethel, Lackawannock Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 17 April 1953, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Wilmington, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Smith Sewall
Elizabeth Pitzer
Marriage: 14 December 1911

Spouse and Children

14 December 1911
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Oliver Henry Sewell


    Elizabeth Jane Miller




    Catharine Sarah Sewall


    Mary Rebecca Sewall


    Ida Jane Sewell



    William John Sewall


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sewell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward S Sewall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward S Sewall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward S Sewall, "United States Census, 1920"

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