Anderson Edwards

1829–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Anderson

When Anderson Edwards was born in 1829, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Martin Edwards, was 31 and his mother, Joyce Simmons, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Martin Edwards
1798–1880
Joyce Simmons
1798–1870
Marinda Laurinda Edwards
1819–1880
Anderson Edwards
1829–
Rebecca Edwards
1831–1913
Henrietta Edwards
1832–
Tina Edwards
1836–
Jane Edwards
1845–
William Joseph Edwards
1850–1928

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World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 0

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1860

Age 31

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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