VIRGINIA EDWARDS

25 March 1915–12 March 2003 (Age 88)
Franklin City, Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of VIRGINIA

VIRGINIA EDWARDS was born on 25 March 1915, in Franklin City, Accomack, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Calvin W Edwards and MARY BEACH. She died on 12 March 2003, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Franklin City, Accomack, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Talmage Tilton Stockstill
1916–1944
VIRGINIA EDWARDS
1915–2003

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Calvin W Edwards

    MaleMale

    MARY BEACH

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 2

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1941

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (2)

  • Virginia Edwards Stockstill, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Virginia Edwards Stockstill, "Find A Grave Index"

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