Hyrum Edwards

21 January 1853–16 May 1925 (Age 72)
Minersville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Edwards was born on 21 January 1853, in Minersville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Edwards, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Roberts, was 30. He married Louisa Cox on 25 December 1874. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 16 May 1925, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ririe, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Edwards
Louisa Cox
Marriage: 25 December 1874
Esther May Edwards
Hyrum Cox Edwards
Joseph Willis Edwards
Margaret Edwards
Ernest Valentine Edwards
John Owen Edwards
Arthur Chester Edwards
Harrold Edwards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1874
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 6
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 19
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Edward , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: One of the earliest American bearers of this very common English surname was William Edwards, the son of Rev. Richard Edwards, a London clergyman in the age of Elizabeth I, who came to New England c. 1640. His descendant Jonathan (1703–58), of East Windsor, CT, was a prominent Congregational clergyman whose New England theology led to the first Great Awakening, a great religious revival.

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

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    Sources (47)

    • Hyrum Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Hyrum Edwards in entry for Cecil James Cardwell and Margrett Edwards, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hyram Edwards, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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