Charles Leet Edwards

31 October 1878–
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles Leet

When Charles Leet Edwards was born on 31 October 1878, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Henry Edwards, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Evelina Leete, was 40. He married Evelyn Adelaide Spalding on 8 October 1907, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leet Edwards
1878–
Evelyn Adelaide Spalding
1879–
Marriage: 8 October 1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1907
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Edwards

    Male1831–1932Male

    Sarah Evelina Leete

    Female1838–1920Female

siblings

(5)

    Clara Mary Edwards

    Female1860–1932Female

    Frances J. Edwards

    Female1866–Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Edwards

    Female1869–1911Female

    William Chauncey Edwards

    Male1871–Male

    Male1878–Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Charles L Edwards in household of William Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles S Edward in household of William Edward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwards, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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