Edwena Matilda Howard Grimsley

22 September 1866–28 June 1913 (Age 46)
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edwena Matilda Howard

When Edwena Matilda Howard Grimsley was born on 22 September 1866, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph E Grimsley, was 35 and her mother, Hannah A Grimsley, was 37. She lived in New Petersburg, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 28 June 1913, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States, at the age of 46.

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Joseph E Grimsley
Hannah A Grimsley
Daniel Pendleton Grimsley
William Grimsley
Phillip Henry Grimsley
John Samuel Grimsley
Joseph Shelton Grimsley
Edwena Matilda Howard Grimsley
Annie Mary Frances Grimsley
Mary A. Grimsley
Arledge Eleventh Grimsley
Margaret J. R. Grimsley

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

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 The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in the Midlands, where the name is now concentrated.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwina M H Grimsley in household of Joseph Grimsley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwena Howard Grimsley, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Matilda Grimsley, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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