Marcus B Edwards

1812–Male
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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Family Time Line

Marcus B Edwards
1812–
Abigail Susannah Dearmon
1819–1929
Marriage: 13 December 1836
Martha Isabella Edwards
1841–
James Andrew Edwards
1843–1915
Thomas Harper Edwards
1849–1925
Marcus Spain Edwards
1850–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1836
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Martha Isabella Edwards

    Female1841–Female

    James Andrew Edwards

    Male1843–1915Male

    Thomas Harper Edwards

    Male1849–1925Male

    Marcus Spain Edwards

    Male1850–1929Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(22)

+17 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

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.
1846

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.

Possible Related Names

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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