Edison Dewey Marsh

8 September 1898–4 March 1962 (Age 63)
Colmesneil, Tyler, Texas, United States

The Life of Edison Dewey

When Edison Dewey Marsh was born on 8 September 1898, in Colmesneil, Tyler, Texas, United States, his father, William Prescott Marsh, was 49 and his mother, Carrie Corine Walls, was 28. He married Katy Bell Byerly on 23 October 1920, in Jefferson, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Jasper, Texas, United States in 1910 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 4 March 1962, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Jasper, Jasper, Texas, United States.

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Edison Dewey Marsh
Katy Bell Byerly
Marriage: 23 October 1920

Spouse and Children

23 October 1920
Jefferson, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edison Marsh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edison D Marsh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edison D Marsh in household of Carrie C Marsh, "United States Census, 1910"

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