Marcus B Edwards

Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Marcus B

When Marcus B Edwards was born in 1812, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Edwards, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Williams, was 40. He married Abigail Susannah Dearmon on 13 December 1836, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Marcus B Edwards
Abigail Susannah Dearmon
Marriage: 13 December 1836
Martha Isabella Edwards
James Andrew Edwards
Thomas Harper Edwards
Marcus Spain Edwards

Spouse and Children

13 December 1836
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States


    Martha Isabella Edwards


    James Andrew Edwards


    Thomas Harper Edwards


    Marcus Spain Edwards


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World Events (8)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 18

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 34

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • M B Edwards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marcus Edward, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marcus Edwards, "United States Census, 1850"

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