Frank Sterling Edwards Sr.

1899–1966 (Age 67)
McDuffie, Georgia, United States

The Life of Frank Sterling

When Frank Sterling Edwards Sr. was born on 14 February 1899, in McDuffie, Georgia, United States, his father, William Jones Edwards, was 46 and his mother, Ellen Simpson Combs, was 31. He married Rubye Alice Peavy on 24 December 1920, in Pasco, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 59, Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 7 August 1966, in Thonotosassa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Thonotosassa Cemetery, Thonotosassa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Frank Sterling Edwards Sr.
Rubye Alice Peavy
Marriage: 24 December 1920
Frank Sterling Edwards Jr

Spouse & Children

24 December 1920
Pasco, Florida, United States


  • Frank Sterling Edwards Jr


Parents & Siblings

  • William Jones Edwards


  • Ellen Simpson Combs




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 7

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Edwards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Edwards in household of W J Edwards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Eudards in household of W J Eudards, "United States Census, 1910"

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