Andrew Edwards

1927–1990 (Age 63)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Edwards was born about 1927, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Baylis Earl Edwards, was 33 and his mother, Docia Ella Vehorn, was 33. He died on 28 February 1990, in Landrum, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 63.

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Baylis Earl Edwards
Docia Ella Vehorn
Juanita Elizabeth Edwards
Andrew Edwards
Bettie Lou Edwards

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Edwards in household of Baylis Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Edwards - Published information: Obituary: death: 28 February 1990; Landrum, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Edwards - Government record: birth-name: Andrew Edwards

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