Edson Churchill

29 July 1825–24 July 1897 (Age 72)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Edson

When Edson Churchill was born on 29 July 1825, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Benjamin Churchill, was 37 and his mother, Lucretia Ring, was 36. He married Sarah Jane Cann on 1 December 1853, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 24 July 1897, in Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Edson Churchill
1825–1897
Sarah Jane Cann
1833–1890
Marriage: 1 December 1853
Joanna Ann Churchill
1854–1935
Sarah Elizabeth Churchill
1860–1936
Nellie Gertrude Churchill
1869–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1853
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1869

Age 44

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1871

Age 46

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edson Churchill, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Edson Churchill, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Edson in entry for Fitz Henry Homer, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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